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WWI Victory Medal, Dog Tag and other related items belonging to Nels Otto S. Ottosen of Battery B, 56th Artillery CAC

Nels returned home after the war and remained in the service of the US Army until he mustered out as a Sergeant. Born in Denmark, Sgt. Ottosen immigrated to America in 1912 and was Naturalized in 1917 upon joining the Armed Services.  Nels was born on the 5th of August 1892 and died on the 8th of July 1979 in Ottawa, Illinois.