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Pvt.1st Class Ambrose Soren Knudson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Sturgeon Bay, WI
County: Morton
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 31, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 164th Infantry

Killed in action, Oct. 31, 1918.

Buried, Gave 32, Row 6, Block E, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1708 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., Feb. 4, 1896, of Norwegian-American parents. Occupation - teacher. Enliste in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Mandan, on May 21, 1917. Served in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company F, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company H, 26th Infantry, to July 19, 1918; Casual, to Sept. 25, 1918; Company L, 6th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, June 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, severely, July 19, 1918. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; Meuse-Argonne. 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