|Birth: ||Sep. 20, 1895|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 1918, France|
Pvt. Beneker born September 20 1895, South Gate, Franklin County, IN. Farmer. Company D, 115th Infantry, 29th Division. Overseas in June, 1918. Participated in battles of Alsace, and Verdun fronts. Reported wounded October 23, 1918; later reported killed in action. Rest in peace.
Indiana Gold Star Honor Roll, 1914-1918, Franklin Co:
"Name: Edward M. Beneker
Son of Henry F. and Catherine Beneker... Trained at Camp Taylor, Ky., Camp Gordon, Ga., and Camp McClellan, Ala..."
Edward Beneker's US Memorial
Henry F. Beneker (1849 - 1915)
Catherine Beneker (1853 - 1940)
Edward M Beneker (1895 - 1918)
Edward Beneker (1895 - 1918)*
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement de la Meuse
Maintained by: Bonnie's Daughter
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55954937
Added: Feb. 20, 2015
Too damn young! So many young men, and all because the Kaiser wanted to put on a show! Such a waste! But you did your duty, never shirking. Thank you for giving your life for your country. Rest well, young man, until that day.|
Added: Feb. 6, 2015
Added: Dec. 1, 2014
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