Thomas Armstrong

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Thomas Armstrong - OLD SOLDIER BUfiiED Taps Sounded for George...
OLD SOLDIER BUfiiED Taps Sounded for George Phillips, Army Veteran and Court Official. The funeral of George Phillips, a tipstave at the Delaware County Court House, who died last Friday, took place yesterday afternoon from his late residence, 714 Potter street The services at the house were conducted by Rev. Frank MacDonald, pastor ot, the First Baptist Church. The remains, which reposed in a handsome casket, were viewed by several hundred people including- delegations from Wilde Post, No. 25, Grand Army o£ the Republic;- Wilde Circle No 129, Ladies' of the Grand Army of the Republic, and John G. Taylor Camp, Sons of Veterans. Prominent among those who attended the obsequies of the well- known Court House attache and Civil War veteran were Prbthonotary An- drsw J. Dalton, of the Delaware County Courts, former Mayor David M. Johnson; Tipstave Pancoast E. James, of the Delaware County Courts; Thomas Armstrong, of Hlnkgon's Corner, and Chief of Police John Vance. Tho bier was surrounded by a profusion of beautiful floral emblems. The cortege proceeded to Upland Baptist Cemetery, where interment was made. Wilde Post held its burial service at the grave under the direction of Com- mapder Louis B. Lomax. The Sons of Veterans guard flred a salute over OJ. V trLtsra-ma o"****•* " ^ — the KW>ve and taps were sounded by Bugler Nathaniel Gamble. v The pall bearers were Theodore VanZandt, George Booth, James W. Carroll, William Eckert, William Band and William Magowan. all members of Wilde Post, of which Organization the 'deceased Was Sergeant Major.

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  1. Delaware County Daily Times,
  2. 27 May 1913, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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