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Henry Madison Bunting
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1871
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1952
American Lake Garden Tract
Pierce County
Washington, USA

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR VETERAN

Henry Madison Bunting was born February 15, 1871 near Fort Wayne, Indiana. He indicated that his mother was Margaret Baker, born in Indiana, and Elijah Bunting, born in Ohio.

MILITARY RECORD:
Enlisted in the Army on Apr. 26, 1898 at Fort Wayne, Indiana. Served in Company "B" of 157th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. Discharged Nov. 19, 1898 at Indianapolis with rank of Private. Pension awarded on certificate C2,396,576.

He married Eleanor Laura Greyell on June 12, 1909 in Bellingham. She was the daughter of Abel and Ada (Wallbridge) Greyell. They had four children (David, Myrtle, Daniel and Martha). They resided in Bellingham until 1912 and then moved to Indiana and Oregon before returning to Washington. In May 1936, he became a patient at the VA Hospital at American Lake while his wife established residency at Port Orchard. The couple were admitted to the Veterans' home on March 24, 1938 and were discharged Jan. 5, 1939.

Mr. Bunting, 81, died Nov. 9, 1952 at the V.A. Hospital at American Lake. Services were conducted by the Pendleton-Gilchrist Funeral Home. Burial was in the Washington Veterans Home Cemetery, although he was not a member at the time of his death. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elijah Bunting (____ - 1920)
  Margaret Baker Bunting (____ - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Eleanor Laura Greyell Bunting (1894 - 1980)
 
 Children:
  David N. Bunting (1923 - 2005)*
  Martha Bunting Bartlett (1931 - 2000)*
 
 Sibling:
  Henry Madison Bunting (1871 - 1952)
  Asbury Spencer Bunting (1880 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO B 157 IND INF SP AM WAR
 
Burial:
Washington Veterans Home Cemetery
Retsil
Kitsap County
Washington, USA
Plot: Section 43, Lot 22
 
Maintained by: Souza
Originally Created by: Margie & Bob
Record added: Apr 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36000828
Henry Madison Bunting
Added by: Margie & Bob
 
Henry Madison Bunting
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Your service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Jun. 24, 2015

- Margie & Bob
 Added: Oct. 29, 2009
 
 
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