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 Henry C. Lachnit

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Henry C. Lachnit

  • Birth 7 Apr 1878 Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 26 Jan 1953
  • Burial Humphrey, Platte County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 24741275

Son of Frank & Josephine (Meir) Lachnit.
Married to Mary Griffin on 8-21-1907.
He enlisted as a member of Company A, Thirty-ninth United States Volunteers for service in the Spanish-American war. He was with that command for two years in active service in the Philippines, and, although he joined the army as a private, he was promoted to the rank of corporal October 1, 1899, and was mustered out as sergeant on the 4th of March, 1901. He took part in a number of the engagements in the Philippines, including the battle of Colomba, January 1, 1900; Lipa, January 13th; San Diego Hill, January 21st; Majaijay, January 23d; Santa Cruz Bridge and San Diego Hill, March 16th; and again in the engagements at Colomba, August 29th and September 12, 1900. He enlisted on the 27th of September, 1899, and was discharged at San Francisco May 6, 1901, with the creditable record of "honest and faithful."


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  • Created by: Don
  • Added: 19 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24741275
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry C. Lachnit (7 Apr 1878–26 Jan 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24741275, citing Saint Francis Cemetery, Humphrey, Platte County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Don (contributor 46558676) .