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Pvt. William Perry Makee - Fallen

Kenmare, ND
County: Divide
World War I - Fallen
Date of Loss: September 26, 1918 / Age: 21
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Headquarters Company, 164th Infantry

Killed in action, at Verennes, France, on Sept. 26, 1918.

Buried in France. Reburied at Kenmare, N. Dak.

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

Information found in Volume 3, page 2062 of the Official Roster of North Dakota Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.

Not a registrant, under age. Born, Portal, N. Dak., May 1, 1897, of American-Canadian parents. Occupation - student. Enlisted in Company C, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, at Crosby, on Oct. 1, 1917. Served in Company C, 2nd Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, to Oct. 15, 1917; Headquarters Company, 164th Infantry, to June 3, 1918; Headquarters Company, 311th Company, Transportation Corps, to June 19, 1918; Company B, 344th Battalion, 304th Brigade, Transportation Corps, to death. Grades: Private 1st Class, Dec.10, 1917; Corporal, April 1, 1918; Private, Sept. 1, 1918. Overseas from Dec. 15, 1917, to death. Engagements: Offensives: St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. Previous military record: Company D, 1st Infantry, North Dakota National Guard, from April 10, 1914, to Feb. 14, 1917, including Mexican border duty.