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Louis Ousley - Fallen

WWI
Wilton, ND
County: McLean
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: February 2, 1918 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company A, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on Feb. 2, 1918.

Remains returned to U. S. on June 28, 1921, and buried in Riverview Cemetery, Wilton, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2462 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Spring Valley, Minn., April 20, 1898, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Bismarck, on April 25, 1917. Served in Company A, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company A, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 12, 1918; Company A, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Ansauville (Lorraine). 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