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Pvt. Boyd Eagleson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Milton, ND
County: Cavalier
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 10, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division

Died on Oct. 10, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in Grave 19, Row 19, Block E, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 781 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Cavalier county. Born, Milton, N. Dak., May 27, 1895, of Irish-Canadian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Langdon on Sept. 21, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Headquarters Company, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 29, 1917; Company M, 347th Infantry, to June 9, 1918; Camp Pike Replacement Draft, to July 7, 1918; Company L, 163rd Infantry, to July 12, 1918; Company H, 16th Infantry, to death. Overseas from June 20, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine). 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