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Private Bert B. Lonning (1894-1918)

LONNING

Posted By: Eileen Reed (email)
Date: 8/18/2019 at 12:48:21

November 3, 1894 --- July 21, 1918

CASUALTY LIST OF U. S. OVERSEAS FORCE

The forty-names that appeared on the American casualty list announced by the War Department late yesterday. Three were killed in action, two, died of disease, two died of wounds, thirty-eight were severely and three were wounded slightly.

Total army casualties 6,108. No marine casualties were reported yesterday.

Yesterday’s list together with the addresses of the next of kin follows:

Wounded Severely

Bert B. Lonning, Thor, Iowa

The Washington Herald --- Washington, District of Columbia
May 23, 1918

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Yesterday’s list together with the addresses of the next of kin follows:

Killed In Action

Privates: Lonning, Bert B. Thor, Iowa

The Washington Post --- Washington, District of Columbia
August 20, 1918

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Private Bert E. Lonning, of Thor, was among those reported killed in action, his name appearing in the daily of Tuesday morning.

Times-Gazette --- Eagle Grove, Iowa
August 21, 1918

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Bert Lonning, Thor, Killed In France

Bert Lonning of Thor, Iowa, killed in action in France July 21, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lonning, of Thor. He was in the draft of September, 1917, from Billings, Montana, where he was staying at the time. He was twenty-two years of age, and had been wounded in action in May, 1918, and spent some time in a hospital. He recovered his health and was sent back to the front, and as stated was killed in action July 21. He is the second man from Humboldt county to fall in the Great Cause.

The Humboldt Republican -- Humboldt, Iowa
23 August 1918

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Bert Lonning of Thor, Iowa, killed in action in France July 21, was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lonning of Thor.

Eagle Grove Eagle --- Eagle Grove, Iowa
August 29, 1918

[Transcriber’s Note: Transcribed as published. U. S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Name: Bert B. Lonning Birth Date: November 3, 1894 Birth Place: Thor, Iowa, USA Residence Place: Carbon, Montana, USA. Bert B. Lonning in the American Soldiers of World War I Name: Bert B. Lonning Residence Place: Thor, Iowa, USA Estimated Death Year: 1917-1918 Cause of Death: Killed in Action Rank: Private Military Branch: US Army]


 

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