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Pvt. Henry Finn - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
Portal, ND
County: Burke
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 23, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 4th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Division

Killed in action on July 23, 1918.

Buried, Grave 27, Row 18, Block A, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 911 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Burke county. Born, Cleveland, Minn., Nov. 30, 1895, of Canadian-American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted at Minot on Dec. 15, 1917. Sent to Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Served in Medical Detachment, 4th Infantry, to death. Overseas from April 15, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensives: Aisne; Champagne-Marne. Defensive Sector: Chateau-Thierry (Champagne). Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, for extraordinary heroism in action near Les Franquettes Farm, France, July 23, 1918. Despite the severe bombardment of machine guns, he went into an open field to administer to wounded officers and men. He was killed while rendering aid to these men.

Medals and Honors

Distinguished Service Cross