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Pvt. John Wesley Green - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Dawson, ND
County: Kidder
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 4, 1918 / Age: 26
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 164th Infantry

Killed in action in Meuse-Argonne offensive, Oct. 4, 1918.

Buried in Grave 6, Row 34, Block A, 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 2, page 1108 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Kidder county. Born, Boone, Iowa, July 4, 1892, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company I, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Dawson, on June 29, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company I, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (161st Ambulance Company, 116th Sanitary Train), to Nov. 14, 1917; Company A, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 9, 1918; Company L, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, severely, May 29, 1918. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Order 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