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 Enoch Marvin Austin

Enoch Marvin Austin

Death 13 Feb 1937 (aged 46)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Plot Section 8 West Block
Memorial ID 100043612 · View Source
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Married 17 Aug 1916 Sanford, Seminole, Florida, USA

Sanford Herald 14 Aug 1917

Soldier Has Accident

Corporal Austin Had Toes Cut Off Jumping From Moving Train

Enoch M. Austin, corporal in Co H, Seventeenth Infantry Fort Oglethorpe had two of his toes cut off under the wheels of a train here Saturday night. He was asleep on the train and awoke as it pulled out of the station. Realizing that he was being carried past Sanford he jumped from the train and in some manner fell with his foot on the rail, the wheels of the last coach passing over the end of the toes. He was brought to the office of Dr. O. J. Miller, the A.C.L. surgeon who was forced to amputate two of the toes and Austin is able to be carried to (the) home of his wife's parents near here. He was on a visit to his family here when the accident happened to him and his career as a soldier is probably cut short by the removal of his toes. He is a former resident of this city and has been in service several years.

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Florida Sgt 17 Inf. 11 Div.

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  • Maintained by: Sanford Museum
  • Originally Created by: Johnny
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100043612
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Enoch Marvin Austin (4 Dec 1890–13 Feb 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100043612, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Sanford Museum (contributor 46928764) .