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Pvt. Claude W. Keller - Fallen

WWI
Glenburn, ND
County: Ward
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 1, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on March 1, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on June 21, 1921, and consigned to George Keller, Goble, Mich. (place of burial unknown).

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND under Renville county as Claud W Keller.

Information found in Volume 2, page 1642 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Ward county. Born, Kendall, Mich., April 28, 1889, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company A, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 20, 1917. Served in Company A, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 13, 1917; Company D, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Ansauville (Lorraine). 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