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Pvt.1st Class Neil E. Callahan - Fallen

WWI
Minto, ND
County: Walsh
World War I - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 164th Infantry

Discharged at Camp Dodge, Iowa, on Feb. 10, 1919, as a Private 1st Class, Surgeon's Certificate of Disability, 10%.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 482 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

**Neil is listed on the All Veterans Memorial which implies he had fallen during World War I, but is listed as being discharged in the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines. This discrepancy has been noted. Neil is listed as Fallen here, but the information used is from the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered, Walsh county. Born, Minto, D. T., Nov. 25, 1888, of Canadian parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company C, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grafton, on July 17, 1917. Served in Company C, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company C, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company E, 18th Infantry, to discharge. Grades: Private 1st Class, Oct.15, 1917; Private, Jan. 9, 1918; Private 1st Class, March 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to Jan. 22, 1919. Wounded, severely, April 26, 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