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Pvt. Jack Humphrey - Fallen

Somme American Cemetery Bony, France
County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 21, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company G, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on May 21, 1918.

Buried in Grave 10, Row 16, Block C, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1450 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Waterloo, Wis., 1898, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company G, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Valley City, on June 23, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company G, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company G, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 12, 1918; 1st Company Machine Gun Battalion, 1st Division, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: 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