Creator

Date Original

1919

Description

This collection contains a World War I honorable discharge and enlistment record for Benjamin F. Gatlin.

Biographical/Historical Note

Benjamin F. Gatlin was born on April 26, 1891, to Robert and Laura (Beck) Gatlin. He served during WWI. Gatlin married Lessie Dell Dulin in Marion County, Ohio, on October 18, 1919. The couple had two children: James Riley Gatlin and Clarence Richard Gatlin. Gatlin is listed in the 1930 Census as living in Benton, Saline County, Arkansas. It is believed that he may also have been born in Arkansas. However, he was listed as a "disabled war veteran" living in Columbus, Ohio, in the 1940 Census. He died in Franklin County, Ohio, on August 11, 1969.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.075.027

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Benjamin F. Gatlin WWI discharge record, SMC.075.027

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Benjamin F. Gatlin WWI discharge record, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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