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 The Iowa Magazine
The Greater Iowa Association
Davenport, Iowa
Vol. 2, No. 6, Deember, 1918, Page 12

Iowa Boys Who Have Sacrificed Their Lives That Democracy Might Live

Pvt. Axel C. Rasmussen, Clear Lake. Pvt. Rasmussen was born in 1892. He served during World War I with the 168th Infantry. Pvt. Rasmusen was wounded by a shell and was being transported back to the hospital in an field ambulance. He became so weak, however, that he died before reaching the hospital, and died on July 16, 1918, Champagne, France. Pvt. Rasmussen was interred at Clear Lake Cemetery.

Additional Information from The Price of Our Heritage, by Winfred E. Robb
Submission by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2016

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