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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1901

Vol. V

(Born Ia.)

William Leo Guthrie

(Ap'd Col.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 28, 1897 to Feb. 18, 1901, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 12th Cavalry (to rank from Feb. 2, 1901)

Served: At Fort Sam Houston, Tex., March 9 to May 14, 1901; at Fort Clark, Tex., May 14, 1901 to March 5, 1902; transferred to Corps of Engineers, Jan. 18, 1902, as 2d Lieutenant, to rank from Feb. 2, 1901; in New York City, March 10, 1902 to Sept. 29, 1902; at Washington Barracks, D. C., Sept. 30, 1902 to July 15, 1903; in maneuvers, Portland, Me.; on leave, July 20 to Sept. 18; sailed for the Philippines, Oct. 1, 1903.

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, April 23, 1904)

— At Luneta Barracks and Fort William McKinley; returned to San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 13, 1905; at Fort Leavenworth, Kas., to Aug. 1, 1906; at Fort Riley, to June 28, 1907; sailed from Newport  p655 News, Va., for Havana, Feb. 6, 1907; at Camp Columbia, Cuba, to April 13, 1907; on detached service from Company M, 3d Battalion of Engineers, under orders of the Provisional Governor of Cuba, about April 13, 1907; in the Department of Public Works, under the immediate orders of Lieut.‑Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.W. M. Black, Corps of Engineers, Adviser to the Department of Public Works; with the exception of two or three months' absence, in the summer of 1907, trying out for the Cavalry Team in the National Match, and a leave of absence in the summer of 1908; he was on duty in the Department of Public Works until the termination of the Provisional Government, Jan. 28, 1909; sailed for the U. S. via U. S. Army Transport McClellan on or about that date, and reported to the Chief of Engineers for temporary duty in his office; at Oswego, March 23, 1909, under the orders of Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.W. L. Fisk, Corps of Engineers; in charge of Oswego Distinct Headquarters, Aug. 1, 1909 to –––––.

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Sept. 21, 1909)

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

(Born Sept. 12, 1875.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, April 23, 1904.

At Oswego, N. Y., in charge of Oswego District Headquarters, Aug. 1, 1909, to

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, Sept. 21, 1909)

July 12, 1911; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer at Army Field Engineer School, July 15, 1911, to June 22, 1912; casually at post, June 23 to July 15, 1912; on leave of absence to Aug. 1, 1912; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., commanding company, Aug. 2, 1912 to Feb. 28, 1913; at Texas City, Texas, commanding company March 3, 1913, to March 1, 1915; at Mobile, Ala., on general engineer duty, March 3, 1915, to

(Major, Corps of Engineers, Feb. 28, 1915)

Aug. 24, 1917;

(Colonel of Engineers, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

at Camp Taylor, Ky., commanding 309th Engineers, Aug. 27, 1917, to April 8, 1918.

Died, April 8, 1918, at Camp Taylor, Ky.: Aged 42.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1921.º

Buried, West Point Cemetery, West Point, NY.

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