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2nd Lt. Fred Merrill Locklin - Fallen

WWI
Grand Forks, ND
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 14, 1919 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 164th Infantry

Died at Fort Snelling, Minn., of Pneumoncocus Meningitis, on April 14, 1919.

Buried, Grand Forks, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 1923 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Carrington, N. Dak., Aug. 28, 1896, of American parents. Occupation - printer. Enlisted in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grand Forks, on Aug. 12, 1915. Called into federal service on June 19, 1916, for Mexican border duty and served there until discharge. Discharged from federal service at Fort Snelling, Minn., on Feb. 14, 1917, and resumed National Guard status. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company M, 164th Infantry), to discharge. Grades: Corporal, Jan. 20, 1916; Sergeant, July 4, 1916. Discharged on Sept. 30, 1918, as a Sergeant, to accept commission. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Infantry, Oct. 1, 1918. Assigned to Company M, 127th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to Jan. 24, 1919. Engagement: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne.