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Pvt. Andrew N. Coleman - Fallen

WWI
Mayville, ND
County: Traill
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 20, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company G, 18th Infantry

Killed in action on July 20, 1918, near Soissons, France.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on July 19, 1921, and buried in Mayville Cemetery, Mayville, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 588 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Hatton, N. Dak., Sept. 20, 1893, of American-Norwegian parents. Occupation - telephone lineman. Enlisted at Minneapolis, Minn., on April 30, 1917. Sent to Camp Douglas, Texas. Served in Company G, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from June 14, 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