|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1893|
|Death: ||Jul. 29, 1938|
Bernie Carl Dinsmore, a former resident of Cainsville, died at his home in South Bend, Nebr. July 29, 1938 at the age of 44 years. Funeral Services were held at the Cainsville Christian Church Sunday, conducted by Rev. C. E. Nichols of Princeton. Burial was in Cainsville Cemetery with the American Legion burial service, conducted by the Leo Ellis Post of Princeton.
Bernie Carl Dinsmore, eldest son of J.W. and Lucinda Dinsmore, was born near Cainsville, Mo., Oct 28, 1893 and died at this home in South Bend, Nebr., July 29, 1938. He was 44 years, 9 months, and 1 day old. He lived and grew to manhood in or near Cainsville and attended the Cainsville grade and high schools.
He was a member of the Christian Church there and was an ardent worker for many years. His golden years will long be recalled by his many friends, and also his pleasant personality and ready wit.
After finishing school in Cainsville, he attended Chillicothe Business College where he learned his chosen profession, telegraphy. After graduating with honors at Chillicothe, he was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad Company several years at different towns in Nebraska. At the beginning of the World War he volunteered and was enlisted at Omaha, Nebr., June 15, 1917, and April 30, 1918 he sailed for "somewhere in France". He saw much active service in the trenches, staying, at one time forty day and nights. He was in the Major battles of the Meuse Argonne and St. Mihiel. He was wounded several times and badly gassed from which he never fully recovered. He held the rank of Corporal and was in the 9th Division, Co. C Signal Corps.
He had several honorable citations and medals. He arrived home from France July 18, 1919, and was honorably discharged Aug 1, 1919 at Camp Dodge, Iowa.
On the 6th of May 1920, he was united in marriage to Mrs. Elizabeth May Horn at Chillicothe, where he had gone to review his studies at Chillicothe Business College. He there secured a position with the Burlington Railroad and served 18 years as station agent at points in Nebraska.
He leaves his wife, two step sons, Walter Covington, of Riverton, Nebr., and Max E. Dinsmore, of South Bend, Indiana; his father and mother, one brother, Joe Dinsmore of Galena, Ill., and two nephews, James Lee Dinsmore, Cedar Rapids, Ia., and Forest Carl Dinsmore, Cainsville, Mo.
James Washington Dinsmore (1875 - 1961)
Lucinda Smith Dinsmore (1876 - 1972)
Bennie Carl Dinsmore (1893 - 1938)
Forrest Joseph Dinsmore (1896 - ____)*
Forrest Joseph Dinsmore (1896 - 1955)*
Clarence E Dinsmore (1899 - 1900)*
Note: Monument has given name as Bennie. WWI draft card also lists name and he signed name as Bennie
Maintained by: Nina Beeson
Originally Created by: classic
Record added: Oct 06, 2006
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