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 Earl Sanford Fonda

Earl Sanford Fonda

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Death 29 Sep 1918 (aged 23)
Burial Defreestville, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 20426299 · View Source
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A military funeral was accorded the body of Earl S. Fonda, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford L. Fonda, of North Greenbush, whose body arrived in Troy Thursday night. The funeral took place this afternoon from the Bloomingrove Reformed church, the Rev. John Bulnes in charge. Burial was in the Bloomingrove Cemetery. Fonda died in action Sept 29th 1918, while serving with the 105th infantry, 27th division. "Buddies" of the dead soldier formed the honor escort and fired three volleys over his grave. Taps were sounded as the body was lowered in the grave. Many former service men attended the funeral. Albany NY Evening Journal 1921.

Gravesite Details s/o Sanford Lansing Fonda, Anna M. DeFreest

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  • Created by: Mark Fonda
  • Added: 12 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20426299
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earl Sanford Fonda (26 Jan 1895–29 Sep 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20426299, citing Blooming Grove Cemetery, Defreestville, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mark Fonda (contributor 46845756) .