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Fireman 3c Adolphus James Thibert - Fallen

WWI
St. John, ND
County: Rolette
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 11, 1918 / Age: 33
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: USS Lakemore

Drowned on April 11, 1918, when American Steamship Lakemore was torpedoed by an enemy submarine.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3205 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, over age. Born, St. John, D. T., Aug. 9, 1884, of Canadian parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in the Navy at Tioga on June 26, 1917. Home awaiting orders to July 15, 1917; Naval Training Station, Newport, R. I., to Aug. 7, 1917; Receiving Ship, Boston, Mass., to Oct. 18, 1917; USS Ohio, to Nov. 9, 1917; Receiving Ship, Norfolk, Va., to Jan. 7, 1918; USS Lakemore, to death. Grade: Fireman 3rd Class, 503 days.