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Robert Bennett Strike

Male 1922 - 1940  (17 years)


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  • Name Robert Bennett Strike 
    Born 19 Sep 1922  Butte, Silver Bow, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Jun 1940  Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Name: ROBERT B STRIKE
      Gender: M
      Age: 17
      Death Date: 28-Jun-1940
      Index Number: Pow 428


      Butte Youth Is Killed In Gun Mishap

      Robert Strike, 17, of 1168 Evans avenue, a native of the Mining city, was killed almost instantly yesterday afternoon when a .22 caliber rifle accidentally discharged on a fishing trip near Deer Lodge. The youth was wounded near the heart.According to Sheriff Fred Valiton and Acting Coroner William Lintz of Powell county, the youth had placed the rifle against a rock. It slipped off and discharged.Young Strike with his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Smith, of Butte, had gone to Rock Creek lake near Deer Lodge on a fishing expedition, as they had on many occasions in the past.The accident happened shortly after 1 o'clock. The body is at the Ross mortuary in Deer Lodge.The youth is survived by his mother, Mrs. E. L. Strike, a patient at Galen; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bacon; six sisters, Ethel, Betty, Lucille, Rita, Delores and Loretta, and one brother, Donald, all of Butte, as well as uncles and aunts in Butte and Utah.
    Buried 2 Jul 1940  Butte, Silver Bow, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8183535  7_families
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2005 

    Father Charles Bennet Strike,   b. 16 Nov 1883, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1938, Butte, Silver Bow, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Ethel Leona Bennett,   b. 8 Oct 1899, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1951, State Hospital, Warm Springs, Deer Lodge, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1917  Alpine, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F143  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1922 - Butte, Silver Bow, Montana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jun 1940 - Deer Lodge, Powell, Montana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Jul 1940 - Butte, Silver Bow, Montana Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Robert Bennett Strike accidental death
    Robert Bennett Strike accidental death
    Robert Strike Obituary
    Robert Strike Obituary

  • Sources 
    1. [S163982] Montana Death Index, 1907 - 2002, State of Montana, (www.ancestry.com).