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Fireman 3c George Ward - Fallen

WWI
County: Morton
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 11, 1918 / Age: 31
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: USS Lakemore

Died on board the USS Lakemore, when that vessel was sunk on April 11, 1918.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3390 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, (place not given), April, 1887, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in the Navy at Minneapolis, Minn., on May 5, 1917. Served at Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill., to Sept. 29, 1917; USS Missouri, to Oct. 19, 1917; Receiving Ship, Philadelphia, Pa., to Oct. 19, 1917; Receiving Ship, Norfolk, Va., to Jan. 7, 1918; USS Lakemore, to death. Grade: Fireman 3rd Class, 341 days.