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Pvt.1st Class Virdick Sahagian - Fallen

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery Fere-en-Tardenois, France
County: Eddy
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 22, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company H, 164th Infantry

Killed in action on July 22, 1918.

Buried, Grave 2, Row 14, Block D, Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Seringes-et-Nesles, Aisne, France.

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

Information found in Volume 4, page 2804 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Eddy county. Born, Avirtanig, Armenia, 1893. Citizenship, alien. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at New Rockford, on July 4, 1917. Called into federal service, World War, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company B, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 10, 1917; Company H, 164th Infantry, to Jan. 18, 1918; Company M, 26th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Nov. 1, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).