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James Meheles - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Eddy
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 5, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 5, 1918.

Buried in Grave 23, Row 5, Block C, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2126 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered (place not given). Born, Smyrna, Turkey, 1893. Citizenship, (not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at New Rockford, on Sept. 25, 1917. Served in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 10, 1917; Company H, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 18, 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 (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Orders No. 1, Headquarters, 1st Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Jan. 1, 1920, for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920