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Lawrence Joseph Miller - Fallen

WWI
Mooreton, ND
County: Richland
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 20, 1918 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company I, 164th Infantry

Killed in action, south of Soissons, on July 20, 1918.

Buried in France. Re-buried in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Mooreton, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2171 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Earlville, Iowa, Jan. 7, 1899, of American-German parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company I, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Wahpeton, on June 2, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company I, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company I, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 13, 1918; Company H, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, 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