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Pvt. Patrick Barthelette - MIA, Fallen

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Backoo, ND
County: Pembina
World War I - MIA, Fallen
Date of Loss: May 30, 1918 / Age: 29
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on May 30, 1918.

Grave unlocated. Missing in Action or Buried at Sea. Tablets of the Missing at Somme American Cemetery, Bony, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 186 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Leroy, D. T., Sept. 26, 1888, of Canadian-American parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company C, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grafton, on May 8, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company C, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company C, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 11, 1918; Company F, 18th 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