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Cpl. Albert Smith - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Sargent
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 19, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 16th Infantry

Killed in action on July 19, 1918.

Buried, Grave 20, Row 33, Block D, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2997 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Green county, Iowa, March, 1891, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., on May 13, 1917. Served in Company A, 16th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, March 11, 1918; Corporal, April 11, 1918. Overseas from June 12, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensive: Aisne-Marne. 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