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Pvt. Ole K. Arneson - Fallen

Somme American Cemetery Bony, France
Brantford, ND
County: Foster
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: May 18, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on May 18, 1918.

Buried in Grave 13, Row 13, 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 1, page 113 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Foster county. Born, Brattenfjorden, Norway, Oct. 25, 1896. Citizenship, alien. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at New Rockford, on Aug. 25, 1917. Served in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 10, 1917; Company H,164th Infantry, to Jan. 18, 1918; Company M, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. 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