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Eilert Berve

Full Name: Eilert Laurensius Berve

Place of Birth: Manfred, ND

Father's Name: Ole Berve

Mother's Name: Anna Berve

Siblings' Names: Jonas Berve, Hannah Ramsfield, Cecilia Broe, Olga Knudsvig, Egert Berve, Olida Ravnaas, Casper Berve, Oliver Berve



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Eilert and Oliver Berve

Private Eilert Berve, served in the military during World War I.  He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Berve, Manfred, ND.  He entered the service September 3, 1918, and went to Camp Grant to receive his preliminary training.  He left for overseas November 13, 1918 and served with the infantry until after the close of the war.  He was mustered out at Camp Dodge May 1, 1919.


He moved to Wells County in 1895 and settled with his parents 10 miles east of Harvey. He was reared there and continued to live on the farm. He was a veteran of WWI. Mr. Berve moved to Harvey two years before his death. He was a member of the American Legion Post of Harvey and the Bethel Lutheran Church. He is survived by a brother Oliver.  (source - obituary)

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