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Albert W. Wallner - Fallen

WWI
New Ulm, MN
County: Cass
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 10, 1918 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 10, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 1, 1921, and buried in Catholic Cemetery, New Ulm, Minn.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 4, page 3379 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Fairfax, Minn., Jan., 1899, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company B, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Fargo, on Aug. 3, 1917. Served in Company B, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company B, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company D, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Orders No. 1, Headquarters, 1st Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Jan. 1, 1920, for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services. Entitles to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920