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 Joseph Sloan “Joe” Bonsall, Sr

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Joseph Sloan “Joe” Bonsall, Sr

  • Birth 31 Jul 1925
  • Death 27 Jan 2001
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 59 Site 477-1
  • Memorial ID 8792180

Joseph Sloan Bonsall, Sr. 76 died today January 27, 2001. He was a native of Philadelphia, PA. He married Lillie Maude Collins on April 2, 1946. He was the subject-GI Joe and his wife was Lillie in a book written by their son Joey Bonsall Jr., GI Joe and Lillie as a tribute to his parents. Joe was born July 31, 1925 to Roy and Eleanor Bonsall who preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife and two children Joseph Sloan Bonsall Jr. and Nancy Bonsall; and two grandchildren.

A full Military burial will be in Arlington National cemetery on January 31. (bio by Bobbi Cecil)


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Gravesite Details Interment date 1-31-2001. PVT US Army. Veteran Service Dates from 05-10-1943 to 09-30-1945.
  • Maintained by: Bobbi Cecil
  • Originally Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 17 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8792180
  • Kathy Padgett Baker
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Sloan “Joe” Bonsall, Sr (31 Jul 1925–27 Jan 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8792180, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Bobbi Cecil (contributor 47093439) .