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1st Lt. Lewis Marcus Thune - Fallen

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France
South Superior, WI
County: Cass
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 14, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 164th Infantry

Killed in action, Oct. 14, 1918.

Buried, Grave 3, Row 43, Block B, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3245 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Cass county. Born, South Superior, Wis., Nov. 15, 1892, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - bookkeeper and stenographer. Enlisted in Company B, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Fargo, on Sept. 7, 1914. Called into federal service on June 19, 1916, for Mexican border duty and served there until discharge. Discharged from federal service at Fort Snelling, Minn., on Feb. 14, 1917, and resumed National Guard status. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company B, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to discharge. Grade: 1st Sergeant, June 4, 1917. Discharged on Aug. 2, 1917, to accept commission. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Infantry, Aug. 3, 1917. Assigned to Company B, 164th Infantry, to July, 1918; Company K, 60th Infantry, to death. Promoted: 1st Lieutenant, Nov. 29, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 14, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: St. Die and Villers-en-Haye (Lorraine).