Alvin E. Ohlsson

Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/22/1944

 

 

Alvin E. Ohlsson was born on February 12, 1917.

He enlisted in the Regular Army on September 21, 1937. On September 22, 1940
he re-enlisted in the Infantry Branch for service in the Philippine Department at Fort Snelling,
Minnesota with the rank of Corporal. His home of residence was listed as Ashland, Wisconsin.
At the time of his second enlistment he had completed two years of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Staff Sergeant Ohlsson was killed in action in France, during the attack toward Cherbourg
on June 22, 1944.

 

 

Alvin E. Ohlsson was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Wisconsin.

Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Ashland
Ashland County
Wisconsin
Plot: Section "D", Lot 59, Grave 1E

 

 

Final burial information from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 


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