Army Badge
  • Name: Hjalmer Leonard Lindgren
  • Location of Birth: Battle Lake, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 27, 1889
  • Date of Death: July 31, 1971
  • Parents: Olaf Lindgren & Christina (Larson) Lindgren
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  • Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    World War I Registration Card
    Name: Hjalmer Leonard Lindgren
    Age: 27
    Home address: Battle Lake, Minnesota
    Date of birth: September 27, 1889
    Citizenship: Natural born
    Place of birth: Battle Lake, Minnesota, USA
    If not a citizen, what country: -----
    Present occupation: Proprieter feed mill, local manager Farmers Equity & Shipping Association
    By whom employed: Farmers Equity
    Where employed: Battle Lake, Minnesota
    Dependents to support: No
    Marital status: Single
    Race: Caucasian
    Prior military service: No
    Claim exception from draft: No
    Tall, medium, or short: Medium
    Slender, medium or stout: Stout
    Color of eyes: Blue
    Color of hair: Brown
    Bald: No
    Disability: Sprained wrist
    Date of registration: June 5, 1917
    Place of registration: Battle Lake, Otter Tail County, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Hjalmer Lindgren married Anna Barhaug in Minnesota in 1917. He was a member of the American Legion and was an honorary member of the Coleraine Civic Club.

    Hjalmer died at his home in Coleraine and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 7). He is survived by his wife, Anna; two sons, Leonard and Howard; three daughters, Mrs. H. W. Johanson, Mrs. Pete Florek, and Mrs. Wesley Brown; a brother, Phillip Lindgren; and nine grandchildren.

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