nd.gov - The Official Portal for North Dakota State Government
North Dakota: Legendary. Follow the trail of legends

Pvt. Albert Grass - Fallen

WWI
Cannon Ball, ND
County: Sioux
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 18, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 164th Infantry

Killed in action at Soissons-Paris Road, July 18, 1918.

Buried in Romagne Cemetery, France. Reburied at Cannon Ball, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1100 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Sioux county. Born, Fort Yates, N. Dak., Feb. 7, 1896, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company I, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bismarck, on July 22, 1917. Served in Company I, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 5, 1917; 161st Ambulance Company, 116th Sanitary Train, to Nov. 14, 1917; 164th Infantry, to Jan. 9, 1918; Company A, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. 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