203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private William Henry Temple

Private William Henry Temple was born on 1842 in Heath, MA and died March 14, 1919 in Waverly, IA.

William Henry Temple entered the Infantry on October 11, 1862, in Massachusetts, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on June 11, 1863 in New Orleans, LA.

William Henry Temple is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at

  • Wounded in Action: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Wounded and Disabled for disability served under Capt. A.P. Nolsons Co. B.
Enlisted at 19 years. Belonged to A.P. Nolsons Co. B. 52 Mass. Inf.
Discharged for disability after serving 7 months and 19 days.
married Mary Martin. EnlistedAug. 27 1862 Dis. disability June 1st. at New O[releans]
His wife Helen Martin was a Dau. of Mrs. and Mrs Even Martin of Tripoli. He was Married in Waverly Ia. 8-29-1865 For a short time he went to Mass. to live but returned again to Waverly Ia. Celebrated their Golden Wedding here 8-28-1915 It was also her birthday. To them born 2 sons Claude deceased in Waverly 1935 and James Editor of the Bode Bugle of Bode Ia.

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