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Lemuel Morgan Wells - Fallen

Cando, ND
County: Cavalier
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: February 3, 1919 / Age: 28
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company E, 26th Engineers

Died of broncho pneumonia, at Bordeaux, France, on Feb. 3, 1919.

Buried at Gironde, France. Remains returned to U. S. on Nov. 10, 1920, and buried at Cando, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3422 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Cavalier county. Born, Cando, N. Dak., Nov. 17, 1890, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Langdon on Sept. 21, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company M, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 29, 1917; Company F, 347th Infantry, to March 21, 1918; Company E, 26th Engineers, to death. Overseas from Aug. 17, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne.