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2nd Lt. Paul Martin Hanson - Fallen

Church's Ferry, ND
County: Ramsey
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 13, 1918 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 4th Infantry

Killed in action, on Oct. 13, 1918.

Place of burial unknown.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1239 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Church's Ferry, N. Dak., Nov. 22, 1894, of Danish-American parents. Occupation - cashier. Enlisted in Company D, 2nd Infantry, Montana National Guard, at Valier, Mont., on April 6, 1917. Served in Company D, 2nd Infantry, Montana National Guard (Company D, 163rd Infantry), to March 26, 1918; Company I, 164th Infantry, to June 20, 1918; Company I, Provisional Battalion, Air Service, AEF, to discharge. Grade: Private 1st Class, Nov. 16, 1917. Discharged in France, on Sept. 30, 1918, to accept commission. Commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Infantry, Oct. 1, 1918. Assigned to Company D, 4th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagement: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne.