HJALMAR A. CHRISTENSEN, LT, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hjalmar Christensen '21

Date of birth: February 24, 1898

Date of death: April 9, 1922

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1921 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From Find A Grave:

Died of myocarditis and influenza. Burial at Cass Lake on April 12, 1922.

The Marine Corps Gazette gives no indication that his loss (as a 2nd LT) was operational in nature. Neither does the Army-Navy-Air Force Register and Defense Times.

Register of Alumni gives date of death but no other information.

Memorial Hall Error

Illness is not a criteria for inclusion in Memorial Hall.


Class of 1921

Hjalmar is one of 32 members of the Class of 1921 in Memorial Hall.