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Cpl. Howard W. Dietrich - Fallen

WWI
South Bend, IN
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 27, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Headquarters Company, 1st Field Artillery Brigade

Died of pneumonia on Sept. 27, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on June 1, 1921, and buried in Riverview Cemetery, South Bend, Ind.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 724 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, South Bend, Ind., July, 1896, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., on July 5, 1917. Served in Battery F, 17th Field Artillery, to Aug. 21, 1917; 2nd Battery Training Battalion, 7th Field Artillery, to Nov. 22, 1917; Headquarters Company, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensives: Aisne-Marne; Meuse-Argonne; St. Mihiel. Defensive Sectors: Sommerviller, Ansauville, and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).