Harry Harold Betts

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  • Name: Harry Harold Betts
  • Location of Birth: Braunschweig, Canada
  • Date of Birth: February 13, 1892
  • Date of Death: May 7, 1930 (37 years old)
  • Parents: James and Jane Betts
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date of Discharge: March 10, 1919 (Military Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Harry served in Battery F, 71st Artillery (Coast Artillery Corps).

    Information in the United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
    Name: Harry Harold Betts
    Race: Caucasian (White)
    Marital Status: Single
    Birth Date: February 13, 1892
    Birth Place: Braunschweig, Canada
    Residence Date: 1917-1918
    Residence Place: Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Crookston Lumber Company
    Physical Build: Medium
    Height: Medium
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Blue

    Information in the United States, Army Transport Service Arriving and Departing Passenger Lists, 1910-1939:
    Name: Harry H. Betts
    Departure Date: July 31, 1918
    Departure Place: Boston, Massachusetts
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
    Mother: Jane Betts
    Ship: Anselm
    Rank: Private
    Notes: Battery "F", 71st Artillery (Coast Artillery Corps)

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    WW I

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  • Civilian Life:
    Harry H. Betts died very suddenly. His body was found by a neighbor who called at his home. He had been a resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota for 20 years.

    He is survived by three brothers, Theodore, Milton, and Hugh; and a sister, Mildred.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-A-10-2-3)

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