PRIVATE BENJAMIN MATTHEW LUMPP; U.S. ARMY

December 11, 1890 (Port Jervis, NY) – December 28, 1918; 28 years old; unmarried
Last local address: 241 Westport Avenue, Norwalk
Entered the service May 22, 1918
Serial number 2884471
COMPANY G, MEDICAL DETACHMENT, CAMP UPTON, UPTON, LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK

Worked as a day laborer for J.H. Cobb in Fairfield prior to service.

Died of lobar pneumonia at Camp Upton, New York. More than likely related to the Spanish Influenza outbreak.

For NARA burial file, click HERE.

Details of Private Lumpp’s burial are unknown. Remains were shipped to his father, Anthony Lumpp, in Brooklyn.

Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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