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Jacob Schock - Fallen

WWI
County: Kidder
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 19, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 16th Infantry

Killed in action on July 19, 1918.

Buried in France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2870 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Cascade county, Mont. Born, Eureka, S. Dak., Aug. 2, 1893, of Russian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Great Falls, Mont., on Oct. 6, 1917. Sent to Camp Lewis, Wash. Served in 34th Battalion, 166th Depot Brigade, to Nov. 8, 1917; Company E, 163rd Infantry, to Jan. 8, 1918; Company B, 16th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1918, 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