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John Thomas Morton - Fallen

WWI
Page, ND
County: Cass
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 22, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Machine Gun Company, 58th Infantry

Died on Sept. 22, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in France; remains returned to U. S. on Nov. 18, 1920, and buried at Page, N. Dak.

Name NOT included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND.

Information found in Volume 3, page 2233 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

**Another John Thomas Morton is listed on the All Veterans Memorial under Ramsey county, but is listed as discharged on Volume 3, page 2232 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Cass county. Born, Oriski, N. Dak., Feb. 22, 1893, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Fargo on Sept. 22, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company M, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 29, 1917; Company G, 347th Infantry, to March 9, 1918; Company H, 58th Infantry, to April 17, 1918; Machine Gun Company, 58th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May, 11, 1918, to death. Engagement: Offensive: Aisne-Marne.