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Pvt.1st Class Paul N. Lawrence - Fallen

WWI
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: August 1, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 164th Infantry

Died on Aug. 1, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 26, 1921, and buried in Wayland village cemetery, Wayland, N. Y.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 1848 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Cadies, N. Y., April, 1898, of (nationality of parents not given). Occupation - unknown. Enlisted in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grand Forks, on July 14, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company M, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 20, 1918; Company F, 26th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, April 11, 1918. 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