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Pvt.1st Class Charles William Burkhardt - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Morton
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 19, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division

Killed in action on July 19, 1918.

Buried, Grave 37, Row 9, Block C, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 455 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Viroqua, Wis., Sept. 3, 1893, of German-American parents. Occupation - carpenter. Enlisted in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Mandan, on May 9, 1917. Served in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company M, 26th Infantry), to death. Grades: Cook, July 28, 1917; Private 1st Class, Oct. 23, 1917; Cook, Jan. 27, 1918; Private 1st Class, April 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. 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 meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920