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Wallace Alton Hatchard - Fallen

Velva, ND
County: McHenry
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 3, 1918 / Age: 25
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company D, 164th Infantry

Died on March 3, 1918, of wounds received in action.

Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 1, 1921, and buried at Velva, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1268 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered McHenry county. Born, Lake Benton, Minn., Sept. 3, 1892, of American parents. Occupation - laborer. Enlisted in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Minot, on July 15, 1917. Served in Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company D, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company I, 18th Infantry, to death. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagement: Defensive Sector: Ansauville (Lorraine). 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