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Pvt. William Borgen - Fallen

Hannah, ND
County: Cavalier
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 6, 1918 / Age: 22
Branch of Service: Army
Company / Ship / Flight or equivalent: Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry
Conflicts Served: 
  • World War I

Killed in action on Oct. 6, 1918.

Buried in Grave 24, Section 97, Plot 1, Argonne-American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France. Remains returned to U. S. Sept. 12, 1921, and buried in Hannah Cemetery, Hannah, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 344 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registered Cavalier county. Born, Hatton, N. Dak., Nov. 6, 1895, of Norwegian parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Langdon on Sept. 21, 1917. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company I, 352nd Infantry, to Nov. 28, 1917; Company K, 348th Infantry, to June 11, 1918; June Automatic Replacement Draft, to July 27, 1918; Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry, to death. Overseas from June 22, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Limey and Marbache (Lorraine).