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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III
p303
2741

(Born Va.)

Frank P. Avery

(Ap'd Va.)

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Born Ionia, MI.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1874, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 3d Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Missoula, Mon., Oct. 3, 1878, to July, 1885, — Ft. Snelling, Min., in Department Rifle Team, to Oct. 2, 1885, —

(First Lieut., 3d Infantry, July 1, 1885)

Ft. Shaw, Mon., to May 20, 1888, — and Ft. Snelling, Min., to –––––.

Vol. IV
p300
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Fort Snelling, Min., to April 28, 1890; on regimental recruiting service to April 10, 1891; garrison duty at Fort Snelling, Min., to July, 1891; commanding post of Fort Pembina, N. D., to Feb. 2, 1892; garrison duty at Fort Snelling, Min. (sick March 13 to Nov. 14, 1896, and on sick leave to May 14, 1897), to May 22, 1897; sick at post and on sick leave

(Captain of Infantry, 3d Infantry, April 26, 1898)

 p301  to June, 1898; on recruiting service to Aug. 15, 1898, and on sick leave until

Retired from Active Service, for disability in the line of duty, Sept. 8, 1898.

Vol. V
p278
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Retired officer. — Residence, Washington, D. C.

Vol. VI
p255
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Frank Porter Avery, Born Aug. 24, 1853.)

Military History. —

Captain, 3d Infantry, April 26, 1898.

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 8, 1898,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Agricultural and Mechanical College, Texas, Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Aug. 9, 1901, to Sept. 20, 1903; at Havana and Marianao, Cuba, member of Permanent Court Martial with Army of Cuban Pacification, Oct. 13, 1906, to Oct. 13, 1907; for next ten years at Washington, D. C.; in Europe, 1913‑1914; recalled to active duty, Oct. 11, 1917; attached to Militia Bureau, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., to ––––

(Major, U. S. A., Sept. 27, 1918)

Vol. VII
p151
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Captain, U. S. A., Retired, Sept. 8, 1898,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

At Agricultural and Mechanical College, Tex., Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Aug. 9, 1901, to Sept. 20, 1903; at Havana and Marianao, Cuba, member of Permanent Court Martial with Army of Cuban Pacification, Oct. 13, 1906, to Oct. 13, 1907; for next ten years at Washington, D. C.; in Europe, 1913‑1914; recalled to active duty, Oct. 11, 1917; attached to Militia Bureau, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., to

(Major, U. S. A., Sept. 27, 1918)

June 10, 1919.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 10, 1919.

Honorably Discharged as Major, U. S. A., June 10, 1919.

Died, Jan. 12, 1931, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 77.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1931.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Avery's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.


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