Pvt. Elton L. Pederson
was born on December 22, 1913 at Bowbells, North Dakota. He entered the US Army at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota on April 30, 1941 and served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater.
He was killed in action on November 22, 1942 at Guadalcanal and was buried in Plot A, Grave 557, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii.