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Lyon, John Hovey

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Colchester, VT
Unit(s): 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/6/62, m/i 10/10/62, CPL, Co. D, 13th VT INF, pr SGT 5/15/63, m/o 7/21/63

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VITALS

Birth: 04/04/1840, Colchester, VT
Death: 04/02/1918

Burial: Village Cemetery, Colchester, VT
Marker/Plot: 41
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 25249825

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: 13th VT INF, off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site

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Village Cemetery, Colchester, VT

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Obituary

The funeral of Judge H. Lyon was held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at his home at Colchester Center. The Rev. W. W. Smith of Bakersfield officiated, assisted by the Rev. George Chase of Essex Junction, and the Rev. J. T. Bussell of Jericho. The bearers were, Murray Wright, Clark Wright, Rolla Wright, Benjamin Gale, Stanton Gale, and Lester Nichols. "In Memoriam" was read by Stanton Nichols. There were many beautiful flowers, and the casket was covered by the flag. Burial was in the family lot at Jericho Center. A large number of veterans from Burlington. Essex Junction, and Colchester attended the services.

Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press, April 11, 1918

Courtesy of Deanna French

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