|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1915|
|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.
John L Santjer (1882 - 1976)
John J Santjer (1910 - 1938)*
Ben Santjer (1915 - 1944)
Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Sep 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58940768
You are not forgotten.|
Added: May. 28, 2015
Thank you Ben for your service and courage|
Added: May. 3, 2014
TEC5, 48 ENGR CMBT BN WORLD WAR II|
Added: Dec. 19, 2011