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Truman George Lawrence Mars - Fallen

WWI
Clarksburg, IL
County: Hettinger
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company F, 139th Infantry

Killed in action on Sept. 26, 1918.

Buried in France. Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 8, 1921, and buried in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Clarksburg, Ill.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2084 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Hettinger county. Born, Shelby, Ill., June 22, 1891, of American parents. Occupation - auto mechanic. Inducted at Mott on March 28, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company A, 1st Training Battalion, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company F, 139th Infantry, to death. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).