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Charles Eagan - Fallen

WWI
Minot, ND
County: Ramsey
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 4, 1918 / Age: 29
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 4, 1918.

Buried in France. Reburied at Minot, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 780 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Ramsey county. Born, Plainview, Minn., Jan. 29, 1889, of Irish parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company D, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Devils Lake, on June 20, 1917. Called in federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company D, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Oct. 13, 1917; Company L, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 12, 1918; Company H, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (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