Ronnie, Oscar John

Regimental Number: 100545
Rank: Private
Branch: 49th Battalion

Oscar was born in Revillo, South Dakota on December 1, 1893. He filed on a homestead at NE 32-78-5-W6 in March of 1915. In July, he enlisted in the Canadian Army. Oscar suffered from gunshot wounds to the neck in October of 1916. On September 28, 1918, Oscar was hit in the head by an enemy machine gun bullet while on patrol east of Bourlon Wood and was killed instantly. He was buried in Crest Cemetery, near Fontaine-Notre Dame, France.