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Charles Edward LaBrash - Fallen

WWI
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 3, 1918 / Age: 30
Branch of Service: Marines
Company/Division: 79th Company

Killed in action on Oct. 3, 1918.

Burial, Grave No. 2727, Arlington National Cemetery, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1780 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Oscoda, Mich., Dec. 11, 1887, of Canadian-American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in the Marine Corps at St. Paul, Minn., on May 9, 1917. Sent to Mare Island, Calif. Served in 79th Company, 6th Regiment, Quantico, Va., to Dec. 27, 1917. Arrived in France, Feb. 8, 1918. Served in Replacement Battalion, to Sept. 19, 1918; 79th Company, to death. Engagements: Toulon Sector; Aisne Defensive; Chateau-Thierry Sector; Meuse-Argonne (Champagne). Wounded, June 6, 1918. Awarded Fourragere.