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Pvt.1st Class Arthur Eugene Shaw - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Burleigh
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 10, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 164th Infantry

Killed in action at Argonne Forest, Oct. 10, 1918.

Buried in Grave 8, Row 37, Block C, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2930 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Minneapolis, Minn., July 29, 1895, of American parents. Occupation - locomotive fireman. Enlisted in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bismarck, on April 20, 1917. Served in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company A, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 11, 1918; Company A, 18th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Oct. 1, 1917. 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. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920