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Pvt.1st Class David K. O'Brien - Fallen

WWI
Wilton, ND
County: Burleigh
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: January 12, 1919 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 164th Infantry

Died of wounds received in action, Jan. 12, 1919.

Buried at Bazoilles, France. Remains returned to U.S. on Dec. 16, 1921, and buried in Riverview Cemetery, Wilton, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2368 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Baldwin, N. Dak., Sept. 25, 1899, of American parents. Occupation - student. Enlisted in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bismarck, on May 4, 1917. Served in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company A, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company L, 18th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Nov. 20, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).