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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1889

Vol. III

(Born R. I.)

Henry R. Lee

(Ap'd R. I.)


Born Providence, RI.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1885, to June 12, 1889, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 11th Infantry, June 12, 1889.

Served in garrison at Madison Barracks, N. Y., Sep. 30, 1889 (leave of absence, Dec. 25, 1889, to –––––), to –––––.

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

Harry Raymond Lee

Military History. — Served: At Madison Barracks, N. Y., to Oct., 1891; Fort Huachuca, San Carlos, and Fort Apache, Ariz., to June, 1896;

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 2d Infantry, June 8, 1896)

(Transferred to 6th Infantry, Aug. 3, 1896)

Fort Thomas, Ky., to Dec., 1898, and commanded that post during Spanish-American war; Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to ––––

(Captain of Infantry, 11th Infantry, June 20, 1899)

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

Military History. — Served: At Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to April, 1899; Porto Rico, May, 1899 to April, 1902; Philippines: Luzon, Mindanao and Jolo, May, 1902 to March, 1904; Lake Lanao expedition under General Sumner, Sept., 1902; Philippine campaign badge; Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., March, 1904 to Sept., 1906; San Francisco earthquake relief, May‑June, 1906; Regimental Adjutant, since Feb. 11, 1906; Army of Cuban Pacification, Oct., 1906 to –––––; Moro Barracks, Santiago, Cuba, Oct. 22, 1906 to –––––.

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

(Born Mar. 28, 1866.)

Military History. —

Captain, 11th Infantry, June 20, 1899.

Regimental Adjutant, Feb. 11, 1906, to Feb. 10, 1910; at Moro Barracks, Santiago, Cuba, with Army of Cuban Pacification, Oct. 22, 1906, to Feb. 25, 1909; at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo., March 6, 1909, to

(Major, 11th Infantry, March 11, 1911)

Aug. 10, 1912; (at San Antonio, Tex., with Maneuver Division, March to July, 1911); at Washington, D. C., at Army War College, August, 1912, to 1913; member of General Staff, 1913 to 1916; at Laredo, Texas, with 9th Infantry, March, 1916, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, 9th Infantry, July 1, 1916)

March, 1917; at San Antonio, Texas, April to May, 1917;

(Colonel, 9th Infantry, May 15, 1917)

at Mobilization Camp, Syracuse, N. Y., May to Sep., 1917; in France, in training area, Haute-Marne, commanding 9th Infantry, Sept. 21, 1917, to March 1, 1918; commanding Base Port, La Rochelle‑La Pallice, March 13 to July 15, 1918; at Blois, France, commanding Base Depot and casual officers, July 15, 1918, to Feb. 1, 1919;

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

Military History: —

Colonel, Infantry, May 15, 1917.

At Mobilization Camp, Syracuse, N. Y., May, 1917, to Sept., 1917; in France, in training area, Haute-Marne, commanding 9th Infantry, Sept. 21, 1917, to Mar. 1, 1918; commanding Base Port, La Rochelle La Pallice, Mar. 13, to July 15, 1918; at Blois, France, commanding Base Depot, and casual officers, July 15, 1918, to Feb. 1, 1919; en route to United States from France, Feb. 20 to 26, 1919; at Camp Jackson, S. C. commanding 48th Infantry, Mar. 28, 1919, to Oct. 10, 1920; at Douglas, Ariz., commanding 48th Infantry, Oct. 15, 1920, to Sept. 24, 1921; at Denver, Colo., Chief of Staff, 103rd Division, Organized Reserves, Sept. 28, 1921, to Dec. 15, 1922.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Dec. 15, 1922,
At His Own Request, After Over 37 Years' Service.

Civil History: — Agent, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1923‑1924.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col., Ret., Dec. 15, 1922.

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

Military History: —

Col Ret 15 Dec 22

Died Jan. 16, 1949, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 82.

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

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

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