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Pvt.1st Class Clarence Patrick Roan - Fallen

Portal, ND
County: Burke
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 9, 1918 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Battery D, 5th Field Artillery

Died on Oct. 9, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in Grave 150, Section 18, Block 3, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France. Reburied at Portal, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2716 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Chippewa Falls, Wis., March 13, 1899, of Canadian-American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted at Minot on May 22, 1917. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Battery D, 5th Field Artillery, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Aug. 9, 1917. Overseas from July 30, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville, Saizerais and Sommerviller (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Orders No. 1, Headquarters, 1st Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Jan. 1, 1920, for gallantry in actionand especially meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920