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George Leslie Rourke - Fallen

Suresnes American Cemetery Suresnes, France
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 24, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Machine Gun Company, 164th Infantry

Died, July 24, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 3, Row 6, Block B, Suresnes American Cemetery, Suresnes, Seine, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2768 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Rawdon, Quebec, May 5, 1894. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Machine Gun Company, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grand Forks, on May 31, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Machine Gun Company, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Machine Gun Company, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company D, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion,1st Division, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, slightly, May 4, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).