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John Ernest Synder - Fallen

County: Barnes
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 30
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 138th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 26, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 1, 1921, and consigned to Mrs. Kate Smith, Kansas City, Mo.; (place of burial unknown).

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3027 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Barnes county. Born, Topeka, Kan., June 4, 1888, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Valley City on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in 6th Company, 4th Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company M, 138th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).