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Harry Julian Madsen - Fallen

Aisne-Marne American Cemetery Belleau, France
County: McHenry
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 19, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Died on July 19, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 43, Row 9, Block B, Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2052 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered McHenry county. Born, St. Paul, Minn., April 5, 1890, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - railroad watchman. Enlisted in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 7, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (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