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1st Lt. William LaFayette Cowper - Fallen

WWI
Grand Forks, ND
County: Grand Forks
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: March 9, 1919 / Age: 41
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Medical Corps

Died at Camp Hospital No. 40, Anur Rest Camp, Liverpool, England, on March 9, 1919.

Buried in Cemetery No. 288, Liverpool, England. Remains returned to U. S. on Aug. 23, 1920, and buried at Grand Forks, N. Dak., on Sept. 7, 1920.

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

Information found in Volume 1, page 627 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, over age. Born, Elora, Ontario, Dec. 18, 1877. Naturalized citizen. Occupation - physician and surgeon. Appointed from civil life and commissioned 1st Lieutenant, in Officers Reserve Corps, in Jan., 1918. Called into action service as a 1st Lieutenant, Medical Corps, on June 26, 1918. Assigned to Medical Corps, to death. Overseas from Nov. 16, 1918, to death.