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Pvt.1st Class Earl LeRoy Cherry - Fallen

WWI
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 3, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 305th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 3, 1918.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 537 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered (place not given). Born, Troy Mills, Iowa, July, 1894, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Inducted at Richland county, Mont., on May 24, 1918. Sent to Camp Lewis, Wash. Served in 8th Company, 2nd Battalion, 166th Depot Brigade, to June 17, 1918; Company E, 157th Infantry, to Sept. 23, 1918; Company E, 305th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Aug. 1, 1918. Overseas from Aug. 8, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sector: Foret-d'Argonne (Lorraine).