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Ezra William Barrows - Fallen

Lake Wilson, MN
County: Stark
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 7, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Machine Gun Company, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on May 7, 1918.

Buried near Villers, Tournells, Somme, France. Reburied at Lake Wilson, Minn.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND (possibly under Dunn county as Ezra Burrows).

Information found in Volume 1, page 182 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, over age. Born, Chanaranbie, Minn., March 18, 1896, of American parents. Occupation - assistant cashier. Enlisted in Machine Gun Company, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Dickinson, on July 14, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Machine Gun Company, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Machine Gun Company, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company C, 1st Brigade, Machine Gun Battalion, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).