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Sgt. Russell E. Davis - Fallen

Russell Davis
Grafton, ND
County: Walsh
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 5, 1918 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company C, 164th Infantry

Died of diphtheria at Base Hospital No. 66, Neufchateau, France, on Oct. 5, 1918.

Buried at Neufchateau, France. Remains returned to U. S. on Dec. 16, 1921, and consigned to Mirr M. Shannon, Grafton, N. Dak. (place of burial not given).

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 688 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, enlisted prior. Born, Joliette, N. Dak., Sept. 29, 1899, of American parents. Occupation - student. Enlisted in Company C, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grafton, on Jan. 1, 1916. Called into federal service on June 19, 1916, for Mexican border duty and served there until discharge. Discharged from federal service at Fort Snelling, Minn., on Feb. 14, 1917, and resumed National Guard status. 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 death. Grades: Corporal, July 1, 1917; Sergeant, Dec. 8, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death.