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Pvt.1st Class John Thomas Morton - Fallen

WWI
County: Ramsey
World War I - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company L, 164th Infantry

Dsicharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa, on Sept. 24, 1919, as a Private 1st Class.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2232 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

**John Thomas Morton is listed on the All Veterans Memorial which implies he had fallen while in service, but the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines lists him as discharged. Here he will be listed as fallen, but the information from the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines is used on this page.

**Another John Thomas Morton from Cass county is listed on Volume 3, page 2233 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines as fallen while in service.

Registered Ramsey county. Born, Belturbet, Ireland, July 11, 1894. Citizenship, alien. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company D, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Devils Lake, on June 30, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company D, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company L, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 12, 1918; Machine Gun Company, 26th Infantry, to discharge. Grade: Private 1st Class, Feb. 1, 1919. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to Sept. 4, 1919. Wounded, gassed, July 19, 1918. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville and Saizerais (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).