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Cpl. Eldred Elmore Siltman - Fallen

Browersville, MN
County: Stutsman
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 16, 1919 / Age: 26
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 164th Infantry

Died of disease in France on March 16, 1919.

Remains returned to U. S. on Oct. 12, 1920. Buried at Browersville, Minn.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2958 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Stutsman county. Born, Browersville, Minn., April 15, 1892, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company H, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Jamestown, on June 17, 1917. Served in Company H, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company H, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company M, 26th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, March 1, 1918; Corporal, Sept. 6, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, severely, July 18, 1918. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Orders No. 1, Headquarters, First 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