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Pvt. Jesse Wilson Dillon - Fallen

Freeman, MO
County: Rolette
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 164th Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train

Died on Sept. 26, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in France. Reburied in Grave 2251, National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 727 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Rolette county. Born, Freeman, Mo., April 17, 1890, of German-American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company G, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Rolla, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company G, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (164th Field Hospital, 116th Sanitary Train), to Aug. 6, 1918; 102nd Machine Gun Battalion, to death. Overseas from Dec. 11, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensive: St. Mihiel. Defensive Sectors: Rupt and Troyon (Lorraine).