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Cpl. Clarence H. Pilbeam - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 19, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company M, 164th Infantry
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War I

Killed in action on July 19, 1918.

Buried in Grave 30, Row 17, Block A, 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 3, page 2574 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Grafton, N. Dak., Aug., 1896, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grand Forks, on July 11, 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 F, 26th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, April 11, 1918; Corporal, May 10, 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 epecially meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920