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Cpl. Earl Gash - Fallen

WWI
County: Ward
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 4, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 4, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 5, 1921. Buried, Grave 2043, European Section, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1024 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant. Born, Missouri, Sept. 14, 1895, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company A, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 14, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company A, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 16th Infantry, to death. Grades: Corporal, July 14, 1917; Private, Nov. 1, 1917; Private 1st Class, Dec. 12, 1917; Corporal, Aug. 11, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).