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Lt. Edgar A. Fisher - Fallen

WWI
Valley City, ND
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 1, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 38th Infantry

Drowned in Marne River on July 1, 1918, while in command of a detail to capture prisoners across the river.

Buried Grave 108, Cemetery No. 388, France; Remains returned to U. S. on July 25, 1921, and buried in Woodbine Cemetery, Valley City, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 917 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant. Born, Valley City, D. T., Oct. 21, 1889, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - mining engineer. Appointed from civil life and called into active duty as a 1st Lieutenant, on Nov. 27, 1917. Assigned to 38th Infantry, to death. Principal stations: Camp Greene, N. C.; Camp Merritt, N. J.; AEF. Overseas from March 30, 1918, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Aisne. Defensive Sector: Chateau-Thierry (Champagne).