We are trying to figure out why William J. Osterbergs bronze cemetery marker is in a closet at the American Legion Post #30 Camden, Maine.
Here is what we know about him.... William Osterberg born 21 Jul 1913 died Nov 1985 in Dover, Kent, DE ss#075 09 7830issued NYbefore 1951
US WW II Army enlisted records: William J. Osterberg born:1913 enlisted 12 Apr 1943New York City, NY residence at this time:NY, Westchester, NY Post graduate as far as education Occupation:Linotype Operator married Height96weight 130
1930 censusYonkers, Westchester, NY Arvid Osterberg56 (married c 1907)SwedenSwedenSweden Nora R.46NorwayNorwayNorway Gerhard21NY Ruth J.19" William16" Eleanor9"
1920Brooklyn Dist 18, Kings, NYbirth info the same Arvid47 immig:1898citizen 21 Nov 1911 Norah36 immig:1902 Gerbard10 Ruth9 William6
They took the children (not Eleanor) back to see parents I assume left Christiansland (??) on 5 Sep 1914 on the ship Frederik VIII arrived 15 Sep 1914 in New York says address is:716 Lexington Ave. Jersey City, N. (can't tell if its NJ or NY)
According to The VA in Delaware he was cremated and left a wife Phyllis who is apparently also deceased.