Veteran Death Index

Below are extractions from local newspapers of veterans who have died at Bay Pines VA Hospital, Pinellas County, Florida or who was buried there. In those who both died and were buried at the hospital, "d/b" will be shown indicating death and burial; "Burial: Unknown" indicates vet died at hospital, but information on place of burial is unknown and those that were only buried at the hospital, but did not die there is marked "Burial: BPNC."Information in parenthesis is location from where the veteran was living before coming to the hospital. For further information you may check out the source provided or contact the Bay Pines Medical Center. If you would like to send in information on a vet who died at this hospital, please send it to email address below. Thanks!






Alexander Stilwell-born at Harve de Grace, MD;  (NewYork, NY); d/b Bay Pines Nat. Cem.
 Source: Evening Independent: 2-5-40
Benjamin F. Pritchard-Age 74 (Memphis, TN); d/b Bay Pines Nat. Cem.; Spanish-American War, SGT L Co. 3rd Eng.; Source: Evening Independent: 2-6-40
Herman Wise-WW I ; DAV member from San Jose, CA, (Orlando) Burial: San Jose, CA;
Source: Evening Independent: 5-30-35
Orsino P. Smith-69 (Cocoa): Spanish-American War, Co. B, 3rd Texas Inf. (musician) Buried: Unknown; Source: Evening Independent: 10-2-39
Joseph Vincent King-43 (Hialeah); WW I, PVT Headquarters Co., 300 Field Artillary; Burial: MIAMI
Source: Evening Independent: 10-2-39
Dolar P. Gordon-Shipped to New York for Burial:
Source: Evening Independent: 10-6-39
Carl Burton Williams-From Haverhill, Massachustist; (St. Petersburg); PVT, Medical Div., 148th Inf.; Burial at Haverhill; Source: Evening Independent: 12-2-39 James E. Abbot-Age 67; Lieutenant-Colonel, U.S.A. Ret 1922; Native of Maryland; (Annapolis); Burial: Arlington Nat. Cem., VA; Source: Evening Independent: 12-2-39
James H. Roberts- Age 49; WW I; Capt. 336th Inf.; Burial:Unknown;
Source: Evening Independent:
Mabel A. Light-Age 74; WW I (Nurse); (Columbia, SC); Burial: Bay Pines Nat. Cem.
 Source: Evening Independent: 1-17-41
Caqpt. Howard O. Hicks-Spanish-American War; Burial: BPNC;
 Source: Evening Independent: 2-3-41
James F. Parrish-Age 51; (Istachatta);WW; PVT Ambulance Co. NO.44, (medical dept.); Burial: Istachatta; Source; Evening Independent: 2-19-40
Thomas A. Bradford-Age 47; (Jacksonville);  PVT, 306th Brigade, Tank Companies; Burial: Leesburg; Source: Evening Independent: 2-19-40 Capt. Biglow B. Barbee-born Dec 15, 1881 at Breckinridge, KY; (Tampa) WW I; U.S.A. Ret. 1934; Burial: Arlington NAt. Cem., VA; Source: Evening Independent: 6-10-38
Col. G. W. Moses-born Sept. 13, 1872 at Nelson, OH; (St. Petersburg); Spanish-American War, Phillipine Insurrection, Cuban Occupation, Commanded 324th Inf., 81st Div., WW I; Burial: Arlington Nat. Cem., VA;
Source: Evening Independent:  8-19-40
George Arringdale-Coloardo; (Pinellas Park); d/b Bay Pines Nat.Cem. 
William A. Rooney-Age 64; born at Newark, NJ; (St. Pete); Spanish American War Veteran;
d/b Bay Pines Nat. Cem;
Source:  St. Petersburg Times:1-10-1943
Capt. Patrick Bray-Age 66; (Safety Harbor);Retired/WW I; burial: Sylvan Abbey Cem., Safety Harbor; Source: St. Petersburg Times:4-7-42
Russell Martin Graham-Age 54 born at Athens, OH; (Tarpon Springs); Burial: Unknown; WW I;
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 4-11-54
Edward J. Murray- d/b Bay Pines Nat. Cem;
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 2-4-44
Charles S. Millican-Age 70; native of Lockwood, Tenn.; (Lakeworth); Burial: Unknown;
 Source: Evening Independent:1-17-1944
Harry F. Buzby-Burial at Royal Palm Cemetery, St. Petersburg;
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 10-4-1940
George Potts-World War Vet; d/b Bay Pines National Cem.
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 7-1 1940
Sidney W. White-Age 63; Spanish-American War; (St. Petersburg);
Died (Thomaston, GA); Burial: BPNC;
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 5-12-1942
Ellis Dumbolton - Burial: Unknown
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 6-14-1945
Edwin R. Blankenbeckler - Burial: Unknown
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 8-3-1941
Edwin Barlow - World War I Vet, d/b Bay Pines National Cem. (St. Petersburg)
Source: St. Petersburg Times: 9-2-1946
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Transcribed, Formatted and Submitted by LInda Flowers


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