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Benjamin Deland, Jr
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Birth: unknown
Death: Apr. 19, 1775
Arlington
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

American Revolutionary War Soldier. He was killed during the British retreat from Concord on the first day of the American Revolution, one of fifty Americans either killed or mortally wounded on that day. He was twenty-five years old at the time of his death.

The other six men of Danvers killed that day:
Samuel Cook, Jr
George Southwick, Jr
Jotham Webb
Henry Jacobs, Jr
Ebenezer Goldthwaite
Perley Putnam

Monument to all seven men 
 
Inscription:
In Memory of
Benjamin
Deland Jr
Pvt
Col Pickering's
Regt
Minute Man
Rev War
Apr 19 1775
 
Burial:
Old South Cemetery
Peabody
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Unknown. Memorial plaque at entrance and memorial stone within cemetery.
 
Created by: Eric Thomsen
Record added: May 26, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7497246
Benjamin Deland, Jr
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Benjamin Deland, Jr
Added by: Bob on Gallows Hill
 
Benjamin Deland, Jr
Added by: Bob on Gallows Hill
 
 
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R.I.P
- L. Ellis
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014

-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 8, 2013

- Bob on Gallows Hill
 Added: Jul. 15, 2006
 
 
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