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Edward A. Thompson - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Toronto, ND
County: Mountrail
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 4, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 16th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 4, 1918.

Buried, Grave 28, Row 4, Block G, 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 4, page 3218 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Toronto, N. Dak., Nov., 1897, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company F, 2nd Infantry, Montana National Guard, at Fort Harrison, Mont., on July 15, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company F, 2nd Infantry, Montana National Guard (Company F, 163rd Infantry), to Jan. 8, 1918; Company F, 16th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Orders No. 1, Headquarters, 1st Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Jan. 1, 1920, for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920