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Henry Fresonke - Fallen

WWI
County: Divide
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 18, 1918 / Age: 32
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 18, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. May 16, 1921. Buried Grave 1585, European Section, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 984 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, over age. Born, Young America, Minn., 1886, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company C, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Crosby, on Aug. 3, 1917. Served in Company C, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company A, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company K, 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