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Cpl. Royal Osmer Gray - Fallen

Royal Gray
Lakota, ND
County: Ramsey
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 30, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 47th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 30, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Sept. 19, 1921, and buried at Lakota, N. Dak.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial at State Capitol in Bismarck ND under Nelson, Ramsey, and Griggs counties.

Information found in Volume 2, page 1105 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Griggs county. Born, Luverne, Iowa, Nov. 25, 1895, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Cooperstown on Feb. 16, 1918. Sent to Camp Greene, N. C. Served in Company H, 47th Infantry, to death. Grade: Corporal, Sept. 3, 1918. Overseas from May 10, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Vesle (Champagne); Toulon (Lorraine).