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Masons in the Armed Services
Fort Plain Lodge No. 433
Town of Fort Plain
Montgomery County, New York

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Civil War

John VanDeSand(e), born in Germany, joined Fort Plain Lodge on April 9, 1864, at the age of 33. On August 20, 1862, he enrolled at Fonda as a Second Lieutentant and on April 16, 1863, he was entered as a First Lieutentant, Co. B, 1st Regiment. He was wounded August 16, 1864, at Deep Bottom, Va. (Another record says Strawberry Plain.) He died of his wounds at Chesapeake Hospital, Fort Monroe, Va., September 3, 1864.

John P. Kneeskern, Captain, Co. B, 115 Regiment (Resident of St. Johnsville.)

World War I

World War II

Korean War And Aftermath

* Still in Service.

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The above lists include only the names of Those members who were Masons during the time of service to our country.

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