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Gillett, Austin F.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 22, credited to Rochester, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 7/29/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. H, 11th VT INF, dis/dsb 7/18/63

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VITALS

Birth: 07/22/1841, Thetford, VT
Death: 04/12/1908

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Bethel, VT
Marker/Plot: 7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 116257015

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/26/1864
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

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Fairview Cemetery, Bethel, VT

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Obituary

BETHEL
Death of Austin Gillette at Daughter's Home in Brattleboro

Austin Gillette passed away at Brattleboro at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Dean on Monday, and the remains were brought here on Tuesday and taken to the home of his son, Scott Gillette, where the funeral was held on Wednesday. Interment was in Fairview cemetery. Mr. Gillette had suffered long from an incurable disease of the liver, having been seriously ill for weeks. He was an old and highly esteemed citizen in town, having lived many years on a farm on Camp brook. He is survived by three daughters, one of whom is the wife of Dr. H. W. Holden, a dentist in town, and one son living here; Mrs. Dean of Brattleboro, with whom he was living at the time of his death, and Mrs. Shaw, formerly of Northfield.

Source: Barre Daily Times, April 17, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.