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Harry Howard Watkins - Fallen

County: McHenry
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 27, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 140th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 27, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 29, 1921, and buried Grave 2580, European Section, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3397 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered McHenry county. Born, Plainfield, Iowa, Feb. 14, 1893, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - laborer. Inducted at Towner on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company R, 5th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Provisional Battalion, 138th Infantry, to May 15, 1918; Company B, 140th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 27, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).