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Pvt. Frank Benedict Holicky - Fallen

Lakota, ND
County: Nelson
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 15, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 9th Marchine Gun Battalion

Killed in action at Chateau-Thierry on July 15, 1918.

Buried, Grave No. 24, Section R, Plot No. 1, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France. Remains returned to U. S. on Jan. 10, 1922, and buried at Lakota, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1390 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Lakota, N. Dak., Jan. 6, 1897, of Bohemian parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted at East Grand Forks, Minn., on June 29, 1916. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Company K, 30th Infantry, to June 1, 1917; Company K, 38th Infantry, to Aug. 14, 1917; 2nd Company, 5th Machine Gun Battalion, to Sept. 15, 1917; Company K, 38th Infantry, to Dec. 1, 1917; Company B, 9th Machine Gun Battalion, to death. Grades: Corporal, Aug. 1, 1917; Private 1st Class, Aug. 24, 1917; Corporal, Oct. 10, 1917; Private, Feb. 11, 1918. Overseas from April 2, 1918, to death. Engagements: Defensives: Aisne; Champagne-Marne. Defensive Sector: Chateau-Thierry (Champagne).