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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1908

Vol. V
p819
4696

(Born Ariz.)

Stewart O. Elting

(Ap'd Vt.)

55

Born Fort Grant, AZ.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 15, 1904 to Feb. 14, 1908, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut., 11th Cavalry)

— Service unknown, no information having been received.

Vol. VI
p1371
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Stewart Oscar Elting, Born Sept. 26, 1883.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 11th Cavalry, Feb. 14, 1908.

At Camp Columbia, Cuba, May 19, 1908, to Feb. 25, 1909; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., March 5, 1909, to March 5, 1910; at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, March 11, 1910 to Nov. 12, 1911; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Nov. 15, 1911, to Sept. 26, 1913; at Fort Riley, Kans., student officer at Mounted Service School, Sept. 29, 1913, to April 28, 1914; in Colorado, on strike duty, May 2, 1914, to

(Transferred to 11th Cavalry, Dec. 14, 1914)

Jan. 10, 1915; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., Jan. 13 to July 12, 1915;

(Transferred to 15th Cavalry, Aug. 15, 1915)

at Fort Bliss, Texas, Aug. 22 to Sept. 27, 1915; en route to Philippines, Oct. 5 to Nov. 5, 1915; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., to

(Captain, 15th Cavalry, May 15, 1917)

Sept. 15, 1917; en route to U. S. to Oct. 8, 1917; at Camp Fremont, Cal., Oct. 11 to

(Captain, Quartermaster Corps, by Detail, Oct. 23, 1917)

Oct. 26, 1917; at Hdqrs. Southeastern Department, Charleston, S. C., Nov. 3, 1917, to

(Major, Temporary, of Cavalry, Dec. 11, 1917)

Aug. 26, 1918, when he was relieved as Quartermaster;

(Transferred to Tank Corps, Aug. 26, 1918)

sailed for France, Sept. 25, 1918;

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Tank Corps, U. S. A., Nov. 7, 1918)

en route France to U. S., to May 3, 1919; at Agricultural and Mechanical College of Mississippi, Professor of Military Science and Tactics, July 25, 1919, to ––––

Vol. VII
p803
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Lieutenant‑Colonel, Tank Corps, U. S. A., Nov. 7, 1918.

At Agricultural and Mechanical College of Mississippi, Professor of Military Science and Tactics, July 25, 1919, to

Returned to Grade of Captain, Jan. 20, 1920.

Major of Cavalry, July 1, 1920.

(Transferred to Coast Artillery Corps, Aug. 5, 1920.)

Dec. 30, 1921; at Galveston, Tex., commanding the Coast Defenses of Galveston, Jan. 1, 1922, to Apr. 8, 1923; at London, England, Assistant Military Attaché, American Embassy, May 1, 1923, to Apr. 20, 1927; at Fort Rodman, Mass., commanding the Coast Defenses of New Bedford, Aug. 5, 1927, to Mar. 13, 1929.

Major, U. S. A., Retired, Mar. 13, 1929,
For Disability Contracted in Line of Duty.

Vol. VIII
p206
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Maj., Ret., Mar. 13, 1929.

Vol. IX
p125
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Maj Ret 13 Mar 29.

Died at North Woodbury Conn 24 Apr 42: Aged 58.

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Elting's birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.


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