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Benjamin Herman "Ben" Petzold, Sr
Birth: Apr. 6, 1896
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 27, 1955
Long Beach
Los Angeles County
California, USA

US Navy 1918 - WWI, Benjamin Herman Petzold.

Ben served on the USS Arizona before it was commissioned as a battleship, during WW1. He was part of the crew that performed maneuvers to Quantanimo Bay. He was in the "Black Gang" that shoveled coal on the USS Luella, which was decommissioned and scrapped. He died from mesothelioma, presumed from working in the Navy, and from working with asbestos. 
 
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 Parents:
  Herman Friedrich Petzold (1857 - 1908)
  Marie Clara Mueller Petzold (1859 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Wright Cunningham Petzold (1907 - 2008)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Herman Petzold (1927 - 2003)*
  Marqua Jean Petzold Duncan (1936 - 2012)*
  James Frederick Petzold (1943 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Petzold Carman*
  Frances Petzold Tucker-Grant*
  Ida H. Petzold Fickert (1882 - 1949)*
  Alma Ernestina Petzold Newman (1886 - 1959)*
  Albert Grover Wilhelm Petzold (1889 - 1972)*
  Clara M, Petzold Reardon (1890 - 1966)*
  Benjamin Herman Petzold (1896 - 1955)
  Phillip A Petzold (1898 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: 273, 20 R B
 
Maintained by: Sandi Duncan-Douglas
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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- Sandi Duncan-Douglas
 Added: Aug. 23, 2016
In Honor of a Hero of WWI who fought for freedom and to keep our world safe from oppression. Thank you for your service. God Bless and Comfort those you left behind to mourn your passing. Rest in Eternal Heavenly Peace.
- m.g.
 Added: Aug. 12, 2016

- Rob5380
 Added: Aug. 10, 2016
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