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Ditty, Eri L.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Roxbury, VT
Unit(s): 6th VT INF
Service: enl 8/14/61, m/i 10/15/61, PVT, Co. H, 6th VT INF, reen 12/15/63, pr CPL 11/1/61, pr SGT, SGTMAJ 6/6/64, comn 2LT, 11/12/64 (12/15/64), pr 1LT, 6/4/65 (6/17/65), m/o 6/26/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Brookfield, VT
Death: 02/04/1919

Burial: New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joe Schenkman
Findagrave Memorial #: 136619822

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/20/1884, VT; widow Emma, 3/20/1919, MA
Portrait?: Italo Collection, VHS Collections
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: farmer

DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Mark Jenkinson, Wilbraham, MA

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

New Cemetery, Brookfield, VT

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Photo

VHS - Reunion Society Collection

Photo

Ed Italo Collection

Obituary

Erie Ditty, who had been in poor health for several months, passed away Tuesday at the home of his daughter in Northfield, Mass. He had just passed his 81st birthday anniversary. The remains were brought here Thursday, accompanied by his son, Leon, the rest of the family been ill. Neighbors and friends met at the church parlors to pay their last respects to one who had lived in town and held in highest esteem by all who knew both Mr. and Mrs. Ditty.

Source: Bethel Courier, February 13, 1919
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.