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Pvt.1st Class Axel Efrick Adamson - Fallen

Jamestown, NY
County: Eddy
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: June 22, 1921 / Age: 33
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 164th Infantry

Died at Jamestown, N. Y., on June 22, 1921.

Buried in Lake View Cemetery, Jamestown, N. Y.

Name NOT included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 1, page 20 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Eddy county. Born, Kalmar, Sweden, Sept. 9, 1887. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at New Rockford, on Sept. 3, 1917. Served in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 10, 1917; Company H, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 18, 1918; Company A, 26th Infantry, to discharge. Grade: Private 1st Class, May 16, 1919. Overseas from Dec. 14, 1917, to March 22, 1919. Wounded, slightly, July 17, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Discharged at Camp Dix, N. J., on July 17, 1919, as a Private 1st Class. 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