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Atkins, William W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 29, credited to Waterbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th MA HARTY
Service: enl 8/9/64, 4th MA HVY ARTY, m/o 6/17/65

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VITALS

Birth: 06/09/1835, Waterbury, VT
Death: 10/09/1918

Burial: Hope/Village Cemetery, Waterbury, VT
Marker/Plot: A/21
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 197854534

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 7/6/1891, MA
Portrait?: Unknown
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: None

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Hope Cemetery, Waterbury, VT

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Obituary

WATERBURY CENTER

Funeral services for William Atkins were held at the home of his niece Mrs. Dora Barnes Saturday afternoon conducted by Rev. W. F. Hill. A duet was rendered by W. F. Hill and wife accompanied by Dr E. J. Foster as organist. The bearers were J. A. Gillmore, A. A. Newcomb, F. A. Colson and Stephen Guptil, brother masons and two nephews, Harold Marshall and Roy Barnes. There was also a nice display of flowers. Mr. Atkins was a very pleasant man to meet and held the esteem of all. He was a member of the Ezra Stelnan (sic) Post. Friends and relatives from out of town were Mrs. Clara Loveland a niece of Waitsfield, his nephew Roy Barnes of Springfield, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Fred Simmons of Burlington, Mrs. Emma West of Duxbury. Burial at Waterbury, Frank Towne in charge.

Source: Waterbury Record, October 16, 1918.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.