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Pvt. Peter Thorvald Hansen - MIA

Aisne-Marne American Cemetery Belleau, France
County: Eddy
World War I - MIA
Date of Disappearance: July 18, 1918 / Age: 34
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 18, 1918.

Buried in France. Grave Unlocated. Missing in Action or Buried at Sea. Tablets of the Missing at Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1219 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, over age. Born, Holsted, Denmark, Sept. 29, 1883. Citizenship, (not given). Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at New Rockford, on Sept. 21, 1917. Served in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company B, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company M, 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