Nils left Kristiania (Oslo) Norway August 27, 1910 on the ship "Tasso" bound for England. Nils had $25 and a third class (steerage) ticket on the S.S. Saxonia which left Liverpool, England August 31, 1910 and arrived in Boston, Massachusetts September 7th, 1910. His contacts in the US were his aunt and uncle, Henry and Karen Larson of Boston, Massachusetts.
Nils demonstrated his love of and loyalty to his new home by being one of the first to enlist as the United States entered World War I. The Army put his skills as a chauffeur to use. Nils drove an army supply truck delivering ammunition to the front lines.
|1930 Gudrun Berit Elsa & Nils Klevjer|