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Pvt. Edwin Brendal - Fallen

Starbuck, MN
County: Divide
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 9, 1923 / Age: 30
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 164th Infantry

Died, Sept. 9, 1923, of pneumonia, at Dalton, Nebr.

Buried at Starbuck, Minn.

Name NOT included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 1, page 389 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Divide county. Born, Starbuck, Minn., June 25, 1893, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - salesman. Enlisted in Company E, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Crosby, on July 13, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company C, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company E, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company C, 26th Infantry, to discharge. Grades: Corporal, Sept. 25, 1917; Private, Nov. 12, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to April 18, 1919. Wounded, slightly, July 19, 1918. Wounded, severely, Oct. 2, 1918. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa, on May 1, 1919, as a Private. 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