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Edwin Morken - Fallen

WWI
Springgrove, MN
County: Wells
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 6, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 6, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Oct. 17, 1921, and consigned to Sam Morken, Springgrove, Minn. (place of burial not given).

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2222 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered (place not given). Born, Spring Grove, Minn., Feb., 1890, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bremen, on June 29, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 10, 1917; Company H, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 5, 1918; Company A, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, degree undetermined, July 19, 1918. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).