Private Joseph J. Hledik, of Dunn Center, died last night after a short illness. He was a member of the vocational section, and enlisted August 31. His parents were wired of his serious illness, and death, but had not arrived last night. No funeral arrangements have been announced.
This is taken from the Grand Forks Daily Herald Vol XXXVII no. 312 page 8. Published on October 26, 1918
* note - the only photo of Joseph that could be found is on his tombstone but it has been badly damaged and could not be restored.