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 Bennet Griffin

Bennet Griffin

Birth
Havre, Hill County, Montana, USA
Death 19 Aug 1953 (aged 64)
Havre, Hill County, Montana, USA
Burial Havre, Hill County, Montana, USA
Plot Lot 2 Block 6
Memorial ID 131651833 · View Source
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Havre Daily News (MT), 21 Aug 1953

Bennet Griffin Services

Services for Bennet Griffin, 64-year-old ranch hand who had worked on various ranches surrounding Havre during his lifetime, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday from the Holland and Bonine funeral home.

Mr. Griffin apparently died during the night or early morning of Aug. 20, when he was found dead at the Jack Lines ranch in the Clear Creek community where he was employed.

Born in Havre, Mr. Griffin enlisted Oct. 6, 1917, in the U.S. Army and took part in the battle of Argonne forest, Nov. 4-11, 1918. He was a private in Battery F, 348 FA, according to his papers of honorable discharge.

The son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Griffin, deceased, old-timers in the Havre vicinity, he is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Bud Spencer, Chinook, Mrs. Tom R. Cole, Great Falls, and Della, Kalispell; and brothers, Tom Griffin, Shambo, and Frank Griffin, Columbia Falls.

Former servicemen of this area are arranging military cemetery rites for the World War I veteran.


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Gravesite Details thank you Cara for the obit

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  • Created by: Maureen and Ed Weatherly
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131651833
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bennet Griffin (31 Dec 1888–19 Aug 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131651833, citing Calvary Cemetery, Havre, Hill County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Maureen and Ed Weatherly (contributor 47372630) .