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Pvt. Aaron Booheister - MIA, Fallen

Aisne-Marne American Cemetery Belleau, France
Parkersburg, IA
County: Morton
World War I - MIA, Fallen
Date of Loss: July 20, 1918 / Age: 26
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 20, 1918.

Grave unlocated. Missing in Action or Buried at Sea. Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France.

Name NOT included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 1, page 339 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Parkersburg, Iowa, March 9, 1892, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Mandan, on May 9, 1917. Served in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company F, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company M, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, slightly, June 9, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. 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