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Private Leo Matt Muchvitsch - Fallen

Wahpeton, ND
County: Richland
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 28, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company L, 139th Infantry
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War I

Killed in action on Sept. 28, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S., Oct. 10, 1921, and buried at Wahpeton, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2239 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Richland county. Born, Wahpeton, N. Dak., Sept. 23, 1891, of Austrian-American parents. Occupation - laborer. Inducted at Wahpeton on Sept. 22, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company I, 352nd Infantry, to April 11, 1918; Company L, 139th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Jan. 8, 1918; Corporal, Feb. 26, 1918; Private, April 5, 1918. Overseas from April 25, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).