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Pvt.1st Class George Wieglenda - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
Alliance, OH
County: Stark
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 9, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 164th Infantry

Killed in action in the Meuse-Argonne offensive, on Oct. 9, 1918.

Buried in Grave 23, Row 25, Block A, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3462 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Alliance, Ohio, April 13, 1898, of Swiss parents. Occupation - student. Enlisted in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Fort Lincoln, on Sept. 26, 1917. Served in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company F, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company M, 26th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Sept. 5, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, severely, July 20, 1918. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Cited in General Orders No. 1, Headquarters, 1st Division, Camp Zachary Taylor, Ky., Jan. 1, 1920, for gallantry in action and especially meritorious services. Entitled to wear a silver star.

Medals and Honors

Silver Star - January 1, 1920