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Rice Bassett

Male 1899 - 1918  (~ 19 years)

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  • Name Rice Bassett 
    Born About 1899 
    Gender Male 
    _UID EB02CBBEC47C1D478BE69427B4A62EDBA989 
    Died 9 Oct 1918  US Naval Death Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, New York, Monday, October 14, 1918
      Lt. Rice Bassett

      Lt. Rice Bassett, son of Mrs. Fanny Rice Hunt of Ingram st., Forest Hills, who was killed in an explosion upon the submarine chaser 219 in a foreign port, was 19 years old. He enlisted in the Navy last May while he was a sophomore at Princeton. He was a grandson of the late Benjamin F. Rice, U.S. Senator of Arkansas.
      Two other brothers are in service, Ensign Charles Chester Bassett jr., who is a member of the Naval Flying Corps, was a sophomore at Harvard when he volunteered in the Lafayette Escadrille before the United Stated declared war and has been sixteen months at the front. He was several days ago commissioned a junior lieutenant of the United States Naval Flying Corps. Ben Bassett has entered the Navy and is on board a submarine chaser.
    Person ID I8192  3B Thomas Bassett of Connecticut
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2018 

    Father Charles Chester Bassett,   b. 17 Jul 1863, Washington D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Fannie Rice 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2865  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart