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Vernon Howard Terrill - Fallen

Fairmount, ND
County: Richland
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 9, 1918 / Age: 20
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company M, 26th Infantry

Killed in action on Oct. 9, 1918.

Buried in France. Reburied at Fairmount, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 3200 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Boyceville, Wis., July 23, 1898, of American parents. Occupation - farmer. Enlisted in Company L, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Hankinson, on July 9, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company L, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (163rd Ambulance Company, 116th Sanitary Train), to Nov. 14, 1917; Company F, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 18, 1918; Company M, 26th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 2017, to death. Wounded, gassed, June 9, 1918; wounded severely, July 19, 1918. Engagements: Offensive: Aisne-Marne; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).