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Sgt.1st Class Charles E. Johnston - Fallen

St. Mihiel American Cemetery Thiaucourt, France
County: Ward
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: June 1, 1919 / Age: 37
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 875th Aero Repair Squadron

Died on June 1, 1919, at Base Hospital No. 91, of pneumonia.

Buried, Grave 16, Row 25, Block C, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1588 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, over age. Born, Denver, Colo., Sept. 24, 1880, of American parents. Occupation - auto mechanic. Enlisted at Minot on Aug. 20, 1917. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in 116th Aero Squadron, Signal Corps, Kelly Field, Texas, to Aug. 27, 1917; 637th Aero Supple Squadron, First Air Depot, to July 1, 1918; 875th Aero Repair Squadron, to death. Grades: Sergeant, Nov. 9, 1917; Private, March 18, 1918; Corporal, June 7, 1918; Sergeant, July 1, 1918; Sergeant 1st Class, Aug. 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 13, 1917, to death. Engagement: Offensive: St. Mihiel.