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 Robert West

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Robert West

Birth
England
Death
17 Jun 1939 (aged 94)
Glens Falls, Warren County, New York, USA
Burial
Fair Haven, Rutland County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID
100638786 View Source

From the Rutland Daily Herald, June 20, 1939:
Fair Haven, June 19. - Military honors will be paid to Robert West, 95-year-old Civil war veteran, formerly of this town, who died Saturday at the home of his daughter in Glens Falls, N.Y. He was the last surviving member of Bosworth Post, G.A.R. of Fair Haven and was a mason here for many years. His Civil war service was with Company H, 51st N.Y.S. Volunteers, and Company E, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, 1861-1865. He was born in England, December 28, 1844.
The funeral will be held here tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at St. Luke's Episcopal church. Members of the American Post will perform the military honors, with color guard, firing squad and taps. Burial will be in Cedar Grove cemetery.
Mr. West is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edith Powers of Glens Falls, N.Y.; three sons, Asel West of Castleton, Henry of Glens Falls, N.Y., and Joshua West of Glens Falls, N.Y.

From the Rutland Daily Herald, June 20, 1939:
Fair Haven, June 19. - Military honors will be paid to Robert West, 95-year-old Civil war veteran, formerly of this town, who died Saturday at the home of his daughter in Glens Falls, N.Y. He was the last surviving member of Bosworth Post, G.A.R. of Fair Haven and was a mason here for many years. His Civil war service was with Company H, 51st N.Y.S. Volunteers, and Company E, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, 1861-1865. He was born in England, December 28, 1844.
The funeral will be held here tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at St. Luke's Episcopal church. Members of the American Post will perform the military honors, with color guard, firing squad and taps. Burial will be in Cedar Grove cemetery.
Mr. West is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edith Powers of Glens Falls, N.Y.; three sons, Asel West of Castleton, Henry of Glens Falls, N.Y., and Joshua West of Glens Falls, N.Y.


Inscription

Served in
Co. H., 51st N.Y.S. Vols.
and
Co. E., 2nd U.S. Cav.
1861-1865


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  • Created by: Jen Snoots
  • Added: 13 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 100638786
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/100638786/robert-west: accessed ), memorial page for Robert West (28 Dec 1844–17 Jun 1939), Find a Grave Memorial ID 100638786, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Fair Haven, Rutland County, Vermont, USA; Maintained by Jen Snoots (contributor 4661415).