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Pvt.1st Class Andrew H. Bennett - Fallen

WWI
Minot, ND
County: Ward
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 6, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Died, Oct. 6, 1918, at American Red Cross Hospital No. 110, from wounds received in action, Oct. 5, 1918.

Buried, Grave No. 53, Plot No. 2, Section E, American Cemetery No. 555, Chatrices, Marne, France. Removed and reburied in Rosehill Cemetery, Minot, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 231 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Ward county. Born, Brainerd, Minn., Dec. 17, 1894, of American parents. Occupation - salesman. Enlisted in Company A, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 14, 1917. Served in Company A, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 13, 1917; Company D, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 16th Infantry to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Dec. 1, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Aisne-Marne. Defensive Sectors: Sommerviller and Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy); Saizerais (Lorraine). 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