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Cpl. Ernest Parker Carlton - Fallen

WWI
Watertown, SD
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 27, 1918 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 18th Infantry

Died of pneumonia on Sept. 27, 1918.

buried, Grave 198, Block E, American Cemetery No. 10, Chaumont, Haute-Marne. Remains returned to U. S. June 6, 1921, and buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Watertown, S. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 507 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Larimore, N. Dak., Oct. 25, 1898, of American-German parents. Occupation - student. Enlisted at Fargo on Dec. 1, 1916. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Company H, 4th Infantry, to June 8, 1917; Company H, 59th Infantry, to Aug. 10, 1917; Company H, 18th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, May 19, 1917; Corporal, Aug. 19, 1918. Overseas from Oct. 31, 1917, to death. Wounded, gassed, May 3, 1918. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).