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Pvt. David Knittel - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Napolean, ND
County: Wells
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 2, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division

Died in Field Hospital, Buzancy, Germany, on Oct. 2, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 17, Row 11, Block E, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1704 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Wells county. Born, Napoleon, N. Dak., Jan. 23, 1894, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Fessenden on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company T, 5th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company K, 140th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine); Gerardmer (Alsace). Missing in action, Sept. 30, 1918. Taken prisoner of war, (date not given).