Veterans' Memorial Project

Herbert Christian Petersen

Park Ridge, IL

World War I

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: 1913

Service Branch: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 03/19/1890

Date of Death: 10/23/1918

Affiliations: Civil Engineering Club

Lt. Petersen died at a military hospital overseas as a result of pneumonia. He was buried with full military honors at a U.S. military cemetery. His body was later shipped to the U.S. He had been an officer in the division of light railways and roads in the A.E.F. since July, 1918.

-taken from Alumni Quarterly & Fortnightly Notes, October 1, 1920

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