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Buckner, Harrison Benjamin
BUCKNER, HARRISON BENJAMIN (Colored) - Private
Son of William and Winifred Buckner (Cosby); born October
24, 1893, Cincinnati, Ohio. Employed as laborer, Madison,
Ind., when he entered service August 3, 1918. Sent to Camp
Dodge, la.; assigned to 75th Company, 163rd Depot Brigade.
Transferred to Company F, 804th Pioneer Infantry. Overseas
in September, 1918, and died of pneumonia October 3, 1918.
(Hospital unknown.) Body returned to U.S., and buried in
Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Ind.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921