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Pvt. Ernest Bryan Fulkerson - Fallen

WWI
Churchs Ferry, ND
County: Ramsey
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 1, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on March 1, 1918.

Buried in France. Reburied at Churchs Ferry, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 997 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Penn, N. Dak., June 14, 1897, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 2, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Ansauville (Lorraine). 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