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Pvt. Robert Franklin Richter - Fallen

WWI
County: Benson
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 9, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 328th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 9, 1918.

Buried at Argonne Woods. Remains returned to U. S. on Sept. 12, 1921, and consigned to Mr. Reppeto, Depot Agent, Esmond, N. Dak. (place of burial unknown).

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2696 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Benson county. Born, Aberdeen, S. Dak., Oct. 26, 1896, of German-American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Minnewaukan on Sept. 18, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Battery B, 338th Field Artillery, to April 1, 1918; Company F, 328th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Jan. 18, 1918; Private, April 1, 1918; Overseas from May 1, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Lucey and Marbache (Lorraine).