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Pvt. Theodore L. Braaflat - Fallen

WWI
Plaza, ND
County: Mountrail
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: June 14, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Died, result of railroad accident, June 14, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 29, 1921, and buried at Plaza, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 365 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Hague, N. Dak., Jan. 30, 1897, of Norwegian-American parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 16, 1917. Served in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company C, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Wounded, slightly, May 4, 1918. Engagements: 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