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Pvt. Charles John Hanlan - Fallen

WWI
Portal, ND
County: Burke
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 28, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 308th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 28, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. Sept. 20, 1921, and buried, Grave 452, S. W., National Cemetery, Rock Island, Ill.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1209 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Montana. Born, Oakes, N. Dak., Jan. 9, 1895, of Canadian-Scotch parents. Occupation - merchant. Inducted at Glasgow, Mont., on June 25, 1918. Served in 7th Company, 166th Depot Brigade, to July 15, 1918; Company F, 160th Infantry, to Sept. 23, 1918; Company A, 308th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Aug. 9, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sector: Foret-d'Agronne (Lorraine). Citation Orders No. 8, General Headquarter, AEF, Washington D. C., March 1, 1920, for gallantry in action near Binarville, France, Sept. 28, 1918, in attempting to locate the advance battalion of the 308th Infantry and other units. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - March 1, 1920