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Milton Charles Stevenson - Fallen

County: Richland
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 19, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company I, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 19, 1918.

Buried in Grave 14, Row 18, Block A, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3102 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, White Rock, S. Dak., March 6, 1898, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company I, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Wahpeton, on April 5, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company I, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company I, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 13, 1918; Headquarters Company, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded slightly, June, 1918. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensive: Aisne-Marne. 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