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Pvt.1st Class Thomas James Mealy - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Traill
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 19, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 19, 1918.

Buried, Grave 7, Row 22, Block C, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2122 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Traill county. Born, Reynolds, N. Dak., March 2, 1897, of American parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Grand Forks, on July 17, 1917. Served in Company M, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company M, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 20, 1918; Company E, 26th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Dec. 26, 1917. 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