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Pvt. Charles Albert Larson - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Ward
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 20, 1918 / Age: 33
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 20, 1918.

Buried, Grave 1, Row 8, Block C, 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 3, page 1819 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Odessa, D. T., March 20, 1885, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on May 5, 1917; Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company K, 16th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, July 15, 1917; Private, March 20, 1918. 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. Previous military record: Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, including Mexican border duty.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920