PVT Benjamin Harrison “Bennie” Adkins

PVT Benjamin Harrison “Bennie” Adkins

Death 12 Sep 1918 (aged 22)
Burial Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Plot Lot 145
Memorial ID 61700569 · View Source
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Bennie died during WWI, but his body was not returned to Fairfield for full burial until 1921. Some 300 veterans turned out to give him a veteran's burial service.

Co M 168th Infantry Rainbow Division.
Suggested edit: Death Day: 12. Sep 1918
Death Location: France
Rank: Private
Branch: US Army
Regiment: 168th Infantry
Division: 42nd
Company: M
Casualty: DOW
Contributor: Cheryl Locher Moonen (47601076)

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  • Created by: K L Bonnett
  • Added: 15 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 61700569
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Benjamin Harrison “Bennie” Adkins (9 Sep 1896–12 Sep 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 61700569, citing Old Fairfield Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .