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Edwin L. Clausing

Graduating Class of 1917
Served in World War I
Attached photograph of Private Clausing

Edwin L. Clausing

58th Infantry Regiment
4th Infantry Division


Grafton, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death


Date of Death

Location of Burial


More About Private Clausing

Private Clausing enlisted in the fall of 1917 and originally departed with the third contingent of Ozaukee County honor men from Port Washington on November 19, 1917. He was then sent to Camp Custer where he became a member of Company D, 340th Infantry before being sent to Camp Green in North Carolina with Company B, 58th Infantry, 4th Division. Next he was moved to Camp Mills in New York where he was ordered overseas in May, 1918.

Pvt. Clausing died when the “Maldaria” was sunk in the English Channel by a German submarine.