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PFC Walter J. Keefe - Fallen

Walter Keefe
Fargo, ND
County: Cass
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: July 30, 1918 / Age: 18
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Company B, 164th Infantry

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Died in American Hospital No. 1, on July 30, 1918, of wounds received in action at Chateau-Thierry.

Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 29, 1921, and buried at Fargo, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 2, page 1636 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Fargo, N. Dak., July 30, 1900, of American parents. Occupation - clerk. Enlisted in Company B, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Fargo, on July 27, 1917. Served in Company B, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard (Company B, 164th Infantry), to Jan. 9, 1918; Company D, 18th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Dec. 10, 1917. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Defensive: Montdidier-Noyon. Offensive: Aisne-Marne. Defensive Sectors: Ansauville (Lorraine); Cantigny (Picardy).

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