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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1901

Vol. V

(Born N. M.)

John Symington​1

(Ap'd N. M.)


Born Dec. 5, 1876.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 19, 1897 to Feb. 18, 1901, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 11th Cavalry (to rank from Feb. 2, 1901)

Served: At Fort Myer, Va., to April 11, 1901; at Fort Ethan Allen, Vt.,º to Aug. 22, 1901; at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., to Dec. 7, 1901; arrived in the Philippine Islands, Jan. 26, 1902; in the field, Samar, P. I., to April 15, 1902; at Headquarters, 6th Separate Brigade, Tacloban, Leyte, P. I., June 20, 1902; at Paniqui, Dagupan and Manila, Luzon, P. I., to Feb. 12, 1904; on leave, to March 12, 1904; arrived in the U. S., April 15, 1904; at Fort Riley, Kas., to Feb. 28, 1906, and on leave to

 p671  (First Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Feb. 21, 1906)

April 16, 1906; at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., to Nov. 30, 1907 and on earthquake duty at San Francisco, Cal., May 7, 1906 to June 12, 1906; arrived in the Philippine Islands, Jan. 4, 1908; at Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., Jan. 4, 1908 to –––––. Philippine campaign badge.

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

(Born Dec. 5, 1876.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 1st Cavalry, Feb. 21, 1906.

At Camp Stotsenburg, P. I., Jan. 4, 1908, to September, 1909; en route to U. S., Sept. 1 to Nov. 12, 1909; at Fort McDowell, Cal., to Nov. 30, 1909; at Atlanta, Ga., on recruiting service, to Dec. 12, 1911; on leave of absence to April 12, 1912; at Boise Bks., Idaho, with regiment, April 12, 1912, to Feb. 14, 1913; at Presidio of Monterey, Cal., commanding Troop, Feb. 17, 1913, to June 28, 1914.

Died, June 28, 1914, at Monterey, Cal.: Aged 37.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1915.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

The Author's Note:

1 Grandson of Colonel Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.John Symington, Ordnance Department, U. S. A., class of 1815.

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