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Anthony William Zirbes - Fallen

WWI
Lone Tree, ND
County: Mountrail
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 22, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 22, 1918.

Grave unlocated.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3562 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Williams county. Born, Lone Tree, N. Dak., Nov. 22, 1890, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company E, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Williston, on July 21, 1917. Served in Company E, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company E, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company H, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 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