Griffin, Robert E

Rank: Private

Unit: D Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: 7 July 1902 in Augusta, Georgia. He was 21 yrs 9 mos.

Date of birth: 1880

Hometown: Athens, Georgia

Occupation prior to enlistment: Miller

Campaign: Philippines

Died: 10 June 1904

Age at death: 23 or 24

Cause of death: Pulmonary tuberculosis

Location of fatality: Fort Bayard, New Mexico

Place of interment: Fort Bayard National Cemetery in Fort Bayard, New Mexico

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Note: He stood 5’10” with brown eyes, light brown hair, and fair complexion.