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Sgt. Duncan Wesley Balfour - Fallen

Milton, ND
County: Cavalier
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 21, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 31st Infantry

Died at Vladivostok, Siberia, on Oct. 21, 1918.

Buried at Milton, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 162 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Milton, N. Dak., March 30, 1891, of American-Canadian parents. Occupation - unknown. Enlisted at Grand Forks on April 26, 1917. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Company F, 12th Infantry, to June 1, 1917; Company F, 62nd Infantry, to Aug. 20, 1918; Company F, 31st Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, July 1, 1917; Corporal, Oct. 1, 1917; Sergeant, May 7, 1918. Overseas from Sept. 2, 1918, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Siberia.