Monday, January 21, 2019

PFC Erwin R. Bane

PFC Erwin R. Bane was born to Eli L. and Laura B. (McMeans) Bane of Burkes Garden, Virginia sometime in October 1891.  Erwin was the first of 13 children born to the couple. The family farmed.

PFC Bane was a member of D Company 116th Infantry when wounded in October 1918.  He lingered in the hospital until 21 Jan 1919 when he died of his wounds.

PFC Bane is buried in Sugar Grove Cemetery in Wayne County, Indiana.

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