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Brink, Darwin Azro

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 17, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, VRC
Service: enl 11/18/63, m/i 11/18/63, Pvt, 1st VT CAV, pow 3/1/64 prld 4/16/64, tr to 246th Co., 1st Btln, VRC 2/21/65, m/o 5/10/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/08/1846, Rochester, VT
Death: 12/16/1927

Burial: Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 37085097

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/27/1865; widow Julia P., 12/27/1927, VT
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

DESCENDANTS

3rd Great Grandfather of Kyle Ambrose, Longview, Texas

Cousin of Steve Brink, Fontana, CA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, VT

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Obituary

BRANDON
Darwin A. Brink Dies

Darwin A. Brink died at his home Friday night. He was born in Goshen August 8, 1846, the son of William and Polly (Smith) Brink. In 1863 he enlisted in the First Vermont Cavalry and since moving to Brandon 40 years ago, he had been actively identified with the C. J. Ormsbee Post of G.A.R. For several years he served as chaplain. Besides his wife, he is survived bu one son, Albert Brink, some grandchildren and great-grandchildren and one step-daughter, Mrs. Albert Pratt, of Pittsford. The funeral service was held at the house Monday afternoon at two o’clock, the Rev. J. Norman Bennett of the Methodist Church officiating. The Grand Army ritual service was conducted by Comrade Charles L. Granger of Rutland. All of the bearers were members of the Sons of Veterans, and included Bernie Carr, Irving Reed, Frank Ferris and George Richardson. Burial was in Pine Hill cemetery.

Source: Burlington Free Press, December 21, 1927
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.