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Ben K. Allensworth
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1891
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 6, 1960
Pueblo
Pueblo County
Colorado, USA

Regt. Sgt. Major, Hq. Company, 341st FA, 89th Division.

Entered the service September 16, 1917 at Pueblo, CO; to Camp Funston, KS; promoted to Battalion Sergeant Major May 1, 1918; to Rgt Sgt Maj October 1, 1918; in the trenches 72 days; in the service 630 days; in major offensives at St Mihiel, Euvezin Sector and Metz; discharged June 10, 1919.
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Ben K Allensworth, 69, of Boone, CO, a native of Galesburg, died today at 5:30 AM in St. Mary's Hospital, Pueble, CO, where he was a patient two weeks. He had been ill five years as result of a stroke.

Funeral and burial services will be held Monday at Pueblo.
A retired rural route mail carrier, Mr. Allensworth was born January 26, 1891, in Galesburg, and was an Army overseas veteran of World War I.

Following the war, he was employed in the Galesburg Division offices of the Burlington Railroad for a few years prior to locating to Colorado. He was assigned as a regimental sergeant-major during his Army service.

Survivors are his wife, the former Grace Maxwell of Colorado; two brothers, Rodney D of Denver, CO, and George of Galesburg; a sister, Mrs. Lauren Goff, Galesburg, and a son Kay of Boone.

Mr. and Mrs. George Allensworth and Mr. and Mrs. Goff departed this afternoon for Colorado to attend the services.

GALESBURG REGISTER-MAIL: MAY 6, 1960
 
 
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 Parents:
  Alvin Kay Allensworth (1863 - 1943)
  Grace Allensworth (1898 - 1987)
 
 Siblings:
  Ben K. Allensworth (1891 - 1960)
  Lester A Allensworth (1893 - 1955)**
  Rodney D Allensworth (1895 - 1975)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Roselawn Cemetery
Pueblo
Pueblo County
Colorado, USA
Plot: 13 546 4
 
Created by: AlbqFirefly
Record added: Jun 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111619098
Ben K. Allensworth
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Ben K. Allensworth
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Ben K. Allensworth
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- Kay(McIlroy) Freeman
 Added: Oct. 19, 2013
 
 
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