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Pvt. Louis Carl Sayer - Fallen

Somme American Cemetery Bony, France
County: Burleigh
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 28, 1918 / Age: 26
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 164th Infantry

Died, May 28, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried, Grave 12, Row 12, Block C, Somme American Cemetery, Bony, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2836 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant. Born, Vergas, Minn., Aug. 18, 1891, of German-Canadian parents. Occupation - mechanic. Enlisted in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bismarck, on Aug. 4, 1917. Served in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company A, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company L, 18th Infantry, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Nov. 20, 1917; Private, March 12, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, slightly, Feb. 27, 1918. Engagements: 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