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Pvt. Charles William Beck - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
Hot Springs, AR
County: Ward
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 18, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Killed in action at Soissons, France, on July 18, 1918.

Buried, Grave 2, Row 36, Block A, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 209 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant. Born, Hot Springs, Ark., Oct. 7, 1893, of American parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 23, 1917. Served in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. 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 meritorios services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920