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Thomas Frederick McCarthy - Fallen

County: Burleigh
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: June 29, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 164th Infantry

Killed in action, June 29, 1918.

Buried in Arlington Cemetery, Virginia.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 1986 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Green Bay, Wis., Sept. 29, 1896, of American parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Fort Lincoln, on July 22, 1917. Served in Company F, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company F, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 18, 1918; Company D, 26th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Sept. 1, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy). Wounded, severely, May 28, 1918. 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