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Pvt. Oscar G. Hagen - MIA, Fallen

Oscar G. Hagen
Walcott, ND
County: Richland
World War I - MIA, Fallen
Date of Loss: July 22, 1918 / Age: 24
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Company I, 164th Infantry
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War I

Killed in action on July 22, 1918.

Buried at Commune of Cutry, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1171 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Richland county. Born, Big Stone, Minn., Sept. 15, 1893, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company I, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Wahpeton, on June 1, 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; Company H, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. 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