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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