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Rand, Homer Edgar

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to St. Albans, VT
Unit(s): USN
Service: Apptd Acting Assistant Paymaster 4/22/64, USN, resgd 9/24/65, Vessels: Merrimac, Tioga, Glasgow, Kearsarge [College: UVM 65]

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1842, Berkshire, VT
Death: 12/22/1909

Burial: Brookside Cemetery, Chester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Joie Finley Morris +
Findagrave Memorial #: 111804046

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, ../../..; widow Addie M., ../../..
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: UVM 65
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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BURIAL:

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Brookside Cemetery, Chester, VT

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Obituary

Homer E. Rand

Homer E. Rand, formerly of White River Junction, died suddenly December 22, at the Boston Relief hospital, of neuralgia of the heart. He became ill at the North station about 8 o'clock and was immediately removed to the Relief hospital, where he died at 8:40 o'clock. The body was taken to Chester for burial.

Mr. Rand was a native of West Berkshire and was 67 years old. For the past sixteen years, he had been connected with the National Dispatch Great Eastern line freight agents. During the Civil War, he was assistant paymaster in the navy. He was for years division agent for the Central Vermont railroad at White River Junction, going to Somerville, Mass., eighteen years ago. He was a member of Emmanuel church. He is survived by his wife and one daughter, Mrs. G. A. Tilton.

Source: St. Albans Weekly Messenger, December 30, 1909.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.