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Soldiers, Sailors, Marines published in the Sacred Heart Journal Sept 12, 1919

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Will hold a meeting in the Village hall Monday, Sept. 22 at 8 o’clock for the purpose of organizing a post of the American Legion.

Editor’s Note: The Sacred Heart Post # 229 is named for Joseph Viken who gave his life for his country on December 2, 1918, during World War I. Joseph is buried at St. Mihiel American Cemetery in France. He served in the U.S. Army in the 309th Infantry Regiment, 78th Infantry Division. He entered service on June 23, 1918, and was sent to Camp Grant, IL.

Joseph Viken
October 15, 1894 – December 2, 1918