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Ben Santjer
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1915
Mahnomen County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1944, Italy

TEC5, 48 ENGRS 6 ARMD DIV WORLD WAR II
Memorial services were held in the Christian Reformed church in Bejou for Cpl Ben Santjer, son of Mr and Mrs John Santjer of Gregory Township. He was killed in action on the Italian battlefront near Mt Porchia on January 6 where he was with the Army Engineers building bridges and locating mines.

Cpl Santjer left Sept 24 1942 for the Army. His last visit home was in June of 1943.

He was the first casualty from the Fosston vicinity since Richard Schamberger died in a base hospital in Italy on December 18. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John L Santjer (1882 - 1976)
 
 Sibling:
  John J Santjer (1910 - 1938)*
  Ben Santjer (1915 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bejou Cemetery
Bejou
Mahnomen County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Sep 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58940768
Ben Santjer
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Ben Santjer
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Thank you Ben for your service and courage
- kateb
 Added: May. 3, 2014
TEC5, 48 ENGR CMBT BN WORLD WAR II
- ShaneO
 Added: Dec. 19, 2011
 
 
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