The Macoupin County Archives has in its files, indexes/listings of many veterans buried in numerous Macoupin County cemeteries. WPA workers compiled the indexes during the Depression Era (about 1939-1940).
BENLD GREEK ORTHODOX CEMETERY
Cahokia Township, Macoupin County Illinois
Located at the south edge of Benld
on IL Rte 138 (South Eighth Street)
Tyrpak, Sam W Pvt. Hq. 37 Inf 3-26-1934
Illinois Private 37 Inf. Buried 3-26-1934. Has upright marker. Born 9-20-1891 in
Austria. Next of kin is Annie Tyrpak of Benld. H.P. (?) as is 37 Inf. World War
Has gov’t marker. Died 3-26-1934 from a gun shot wound.
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