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Pvt. Elmer Dennis Miller - Fallen

Somme American Cemetery Bony, France
County: Golden Valley
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 8, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 164th Ambulance Company, 116th Sanitary Train

Killed in action on May 8, 1918.

Buried, Grave 16, Row 2, Block C, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2165 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Golden Valley county. Born, Motley, Minn., June 6, 1893, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - gas engineer. Enlisted in Company M, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Beach, on June 30, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company M, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 5, 1917; 164th Ambulance Company, 116th Sanitary Train, to Jan. 8, 1918; Medical Detachment, 1st Brigade, Machine Gun Battalion, to death. Grades: Wagoner, Dec. 1, 1917; Private, March 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 11, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (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