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Pvt. Harry Christian Hansen - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
County: Griggs
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 4, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 28th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division

Killed in action on Oct. 4, 1918.

Buried, Grave 11, Row 7, Block F, 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 2, page 1216 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Griggs county. Born, Preston, Minn., Feb. 29, 1896, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Cooperstown on Sept. 18, 1917. Served in Company M, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 29, 1917; Company H, 347th Infantry, to June 10, 1918; Camp Pike Replacement Draft, to July 8, 1918; Company F, 163rd Infantry, to July 12, 1918; Company M, 28th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, May 1, 1918; Corporal, June 1, 1918; Private, June 1, 1918. Overseas from June 20, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine). 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