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Henry Kennedy Benham
Lieutenant, United States Navy
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DEATH OF LIEUTENANT BENHAM

WASHINGTON, April 8, 1904 - The Navy Department has been advised by the Commandant of the United States Naval Station, Key West, Florida, of the death there today of Lieutenant Henry Kennedy Benham.  The deceased was a son of Rear Admiral Benham, retired, and was born in and appointed from New York.

The death was caused by an attack of appendicitis.

Lieutenant Benham was one of the brightest and most promising of the younger officers of the Navy, and was in command of the torpedo-boat destroyer Truxtun at the time of his death.


BENHAM, HENRY
Lieutenant, United States Navy
DATE OF DEATH: 04/08/1904
BURIED AT: SECTION 15  SITE 36
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 24 October 2007 Upated: 4 January 2008
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HK Benham Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007