Perry Benjamin Austin

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Perry Benjamin Austin

Birthdate: (87)
Death: 1977 (86)
Lexington, Henderson, TN, United States
Place of Burial: Scotts Hill, Decatur, TN, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James M. Austin and Cynthia C. Austin
Husband of Vealy Elizabeth Austin
Father of Enis Austin and <private> Martin (Austin)
Brother of Theodore Franklin Austin; Bessie Ann Taylor; Pearl Austin; James Ialy Austin and Murray Leo Austin

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About Perry Benjamin Austin

Pvt. Perry Benjamin Austin of Finley, Tennessee in uniform. He drove a truck in Motor Truck Co. 536 in France during World War I. He told his family that his truck was shot at while he transported canned tomatoes. The resulting tomato mess led his company believe that he had been shot. He served in France until June 1919. A mink trapper before the war, he ran a trolley car in Jackson after the war, and later worked as a carpenter.

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Perry Benjamin Austin's Timeline

October 24, 1890
November 24, 1918
Age 28
Age 86
Lexington, Henderson, TN, United States
Scotts Hill, Decatur, TN, United States