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Pvt. Albert Gessweine - Fallen

WWI
Bowden, ND
County: Wells
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 28, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry

Died of heart disease on Oct. 28, 1918.

Buried, Grave 174, Row 2, Block D, St. Mihiel American Cemetery, Thiaucourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle. Remains returned to U. S. April 18, 1922, and buried in Grave 4378, European Section, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1039 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Wells county. Born, Seicrave, Poland, Aug. 8, 1893. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - laborer. Inducted at Fessenden on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company F, 5th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Headquarters Company, 137th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).