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Conan Samuel Babin

Submitted by: Conan Samuel Babin {grand nephew}

no photo 300Conan Samuel Babin was born around 1899. Conan Babin served in World War 1 with the the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1917.

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Bennett was from Donaldsonville LA but was living and working at the Buick plant in Flint Michigan at the war's onsite.

He apparently volunteered for combat duty and arrived in France around June 2018. He died in advance on a railroad embankment in Juvingy France August 29th 1918.

The American Legion Hall in Donaldsonville, LA is named in his honor

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