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Pvt. Emil Henry Kaehn - MIA

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Benson
World War I - MIA
Date of Disappearance: October 1, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division

Missing in Action or Buried at Sea.

Killed in action on Oct. 1, 1918.

Grave unlocated. Tablets of the Missing at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne, France

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1617 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Benson county. Born, Marion county, Kans., Feb. 7, 1896, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - laborer. Inducted at Minnewaukan on April 1, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company G, 2nd Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company I, 137th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).