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Pvt. Clarence Elvin Annis - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
Rugby, ND
County: Pierce
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 18, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 18, 1918.

Buried in Grave 34, Row 7, Block C, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 102 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Pierce county. Born, Chatfield, Minn., Oct. 1, 1896, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 19, 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. Wounded, slightly, June 6, 1918. 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 meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

 

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920