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Austin, George E.
Age: 18, credited to Norwich, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 8/26/62, m/i 10/23/62, Pvt, Co. A, 16th VT INF, m/o 8/10/63; enl 2/8/64, m/i 4/12/64, Pvt, Co. F, 17th VT INF, tr to Co. D, 5/1/64, pr CPL 11/5/64, pr SGT 5/9/65, comn 2LT, 7/10/65 (7/20/65), m/o 7/14/65 as SGT
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Birth: 1845, Rochester, VT
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Rochester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 107375327
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 11/18/1879; widow Nettie E., 10/17/1908, MA
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Jones Collection, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Woodlawn Cemetery, Rochester, VT
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News was received Monday morning of the death on Sunday of George Austin at his home in Waltham, Mass., after several months; illness from tuberculosis. He was formerly a resident of this town, where he had many friends. His remains were brought here Tuesday for burial. He left a widow, two sons and two daughters, who have much sympathy in their sorrow.
Source: Herald and News, September 24, 1908
The funeral of George Austin was held in the Cong'l church Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 23. Rev. W. H. Watson officiated, assisted by Rev. Mary T. Whitney. The floral offerings were many and beautiful. Interment at the village cemetery, the burial service being under the direction of Rural lodge, No. 29, of which deceased was a member. Those present form out of town were George E. Austin, Jr., Mrs. E. C. Harvey and two sons, Howard and Harold, Mrs. Amanda Harvey of Waltham, Mass., Flynn G. Austin of New York city, Henry Livermore of Hopkinton, N. Y., Miss June Fassett of Randolph.
Source: Bethel Courier, October 1, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.