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Pvt.1st Class Andrew Olson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 18, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 18, 1918.

Buried, Grave 22, Row 45, Block D, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2402 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Bumendalen, Norway, March 14, 1894. Citizenship, (not given). Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company H, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Jamestown, on June 24, 1916. Called into federal service on June 24, 1916, for Mexican border duty and served there until discharge. Discharged from federal service at Fort Snelling, Minn., on Feb. 14, 1917, and resumed National Guard status. Called into federal service, World War. Served in Company H, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company H, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company A, 26th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Nov. 15, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, severely, May 28, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).