Benjamin Hill

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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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  • Civilian Life:
    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

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