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Christian Albert Peterson - Fallen

Somme American Cemetery Bony, France
County: Burleigh
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 30, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on May 30, 1918.

Buried, Grave 2, Row 20, Block C, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, Aisne, France.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND as Christ A Peterson.

Information found in Volume 3, page 2537 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Burleigh county. Born, Painted Woods, N. Dak., May 9, 1894, of Danish-Swedish parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bismarck, on July 24, 1917. Served in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company A, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 8, 1918; Company L, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from  Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: 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