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Pvt. Dan Walter Miller - Fallen

County: McLean
World War I - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company K, 164th Infantry

Name NOT included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 3, page 2164 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

**In the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, Dan Walter Miller is listed as having been discharged. His name appears on the centennial memorial for Mercer county which implies that he had fallen during World War I. The information found in the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldier, Sailors and Marines is what is used here.

Registered McLean county. Born, Berlin, Germany, March 5, 1891. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company K, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Fort Lincoln, on July 4, 1917. Served in Company K, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company K, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 16th Infantry, to discharge. Grades: Corporal, Oct. 13, 1918; Private, May 20, 1919. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to discharge. Wounded, severely, July 19, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Discharged at Selters, Germany, July 22, 1919, as a Private. Cited in General Orders No. 5, Headquarters, 1st Infantry Brigade, AEF, Selters, Germany, June 1, 1919, for gallant and courageous conduct during his participation in three of the four major operations of the Division: Montdidier-Noyon defensive; Aisne-Marne offensive; St. Mihiel offensive; Meuse-Argonne offensive. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - June 1, 1919