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Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

Heroes

Recipient Total:
22

Afghanistan (OEF/OFS)

Minot, ND
Afghanistan (OEF/OFS) -
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Bravo Troop, 3d Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division
Conflicts Served: 
  • Iraq (OIF/OND/OIR)
  • Afghanistan (OEF/OFS)

Vietnam

Loren Douglas Hagen
1971
Fargo, ND
Vietnam - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Special Forces
Date of Loss: August 7, 1971 / Age: 25

In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE

Jamestown, ND
Vietnam -
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 3d Squad, Troop D, 2d Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile)
Conflicts Served: 
  • Vietnam

Korea

Wahpeton, ND
Korea -
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company G, 2nd Battalion, 19th Infantry, 24th Infantry Division
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War II
  • Korean War

World War I

Nels T. Wold
1918
World War I - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company I, 138th Infantry
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War I
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 22

Killed in action on Sept. 26, 1918.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3510 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

1918
Rockford, IL
World War I - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 308th Infantry
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War I
Date of Loss: September 29, 1918 / Age: 45

Killed in action on Sept. 29, 1918.

Buried, Grave 18, Row 7, Block A, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Captain Willis Bradley
Forman, ND
World War I -
Branch of Service: Navy
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: USS Pittsburgh
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War I

World War II

1943
Neche, ND
World War II - Fallen
Branch of Service: Marines
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: 3D Marine Raider Battalion
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War II
Date of Loss: November 9, 1943 / Age: 21
Col Orville Bloch
Streeter, ND
World War II -
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company E, 338th Infantry, 85th Infantry Division
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War II
  • Korean War
1944
Sentinel Butte, ND
World War II - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company I, 120th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War II
Date of Loss: October 12, 1944 / Age: 26

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