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Pvt. Clarence Elmer Anderson - Fallen

Somme American Cemetery Bony, France
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 30, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 164th Infantry

Died on July 30, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 5, Row 19, Block A, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 64 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, East Grand Forks, Minn., Aug. 21, 1895, of Swedish-Norwegian parents. Occupation - auto mechanic. Enlisted in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grand Forks, on April 29, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company M, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 20, 1918; Company E, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).