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Cpl. Irwin Elmer Gainer - Fallen

WWI
Neche, ND
County: Pembina
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 7, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 164th Infantry

Died on Oct. 7, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in France. Reburied at Hydepark, Pembina county, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1008 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Pembina county. Born, Neche, N. Dak., June 2, 1894, of Canadian parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company C, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grafton, on July 27, 1918. Served in Company C, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company C, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company E, 18th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, March 1, 1918; Corporal, Sept. 20, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).