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Wagoner Arthur William Dryden - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: November 8, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 164th Infantry

Died of pneumonia and influenza, Nov. 8, 1918.

Buried, Grave 25, Row 30, Block B, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 761 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Audubon, Iowa, Jan. 22, 1897, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grand Forks, on April 30, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company M, 164th Infantry), to March 18, 1918; Company B, 116th Supply Train, to April 16, 1918; Company D, 2nd Ammunition Train, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Dec. 1, 1917; Private, April 16, 1918; Wagoner, July 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Aisne. Defensive Sectors: Toulon-Troyon, Marbache, and Limey (Lorraine); Chateau-Thierry (Ile-de-France).