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- Name: Benjamin Hill
- Location of Birth: Bristow, Iowa
- Date of Birth: August 27, 1888
- Date of Death: July 9, 1972 (83 years old)
- Parents: Alfred Hill and Hattie (Goodsell) Hill
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- Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
- Branch: Army
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World War I
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Mr. Hill farmed in the Wendigo area in Itasca County, Minnesota until five years ago when he moved to Illinois and made his home with a son there.
He was preceded in death by his wife and two sons.
Surviving relatives include four sons, Lloyd, Donald, Alfred, and Louis; three daughters, Mrs. Forest (Laura) Foss, Mrs. Cyril (Shirley) Mader, and Mrs. Dayton (Ida) Edminster; a sister, Ella Hill, twenty-seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Siblings were Jessie, Harry, Ella, and Ernest.
Benjamin died in Sterling, Illinois and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot 126.96.36.199)
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