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Pvt.1st Class William James Blair - Fallen

William J. Blair
Langdon, ND
County: Cavalier
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: January 25, 1919 / Age: 27
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 139th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division

Died of pneumonia at Bazoilles-Sur-Meuse, France, on Jan. 25, 1919.

Buried, Grave 29, Row 16, Block E, Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery, Romagne-sous-Montfaucon, Meuse, France.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 303 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Registerer Cavalier county. Born, Mt. Carmel, N. Dak., Oct. 21, 1891, of Scotch parents. Occupation - farmer. Inducted at Langdon on March 29, 1918. Sent to Camp Dodge, Iowa. Served in Company G, 163rd Depot Brigade, to April 20, 1918; Company E, 139th Infantry, to death. Grade: Private 1st Class, Nov. 11, 1918. Overseas from May 3, 1918, to death. Engagements: Offensive: Meuse-Argonne. Defensive Sectors: Gerardmer (Alsace); Grange-le-Comte (Lorraine).