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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1904

Vol. V

(Born Can.)

John W. McKie

(Ap'd Wis.)


Born St. George, Ontario, Canada.​a

Private and Sergeant, Company K, 3d Nebraska Volunteer Infantry, July 9, 1898 to May 11, 1899, before becoming a cadet.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 19, 1900 to June 15, 1904, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut., Coast Artillery Corps)

Served: At Fort Wadsworth, N. Y., to Sept., 1908.

(First Lieut., Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907)

— Graduated from Coast Artillery School, Aug., 1909; District Artillery Engineer and Ordnance Officer, Artillery District of Tampa, Fla., Sept., 1909 to –––––.

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

(John William McKie, Born June 5, 1882.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907.

At Fort De Soto, Fla., Artillery Engineer and Ordnance Officer, District of Tampa, Sept. 4, 1909, to July 29, 1910; at Fort Dade, Fla., Adjutant, Artillery Engineer and Ordnance Officer, Artillery District of Tampa, July 30, 1910, to Jan. 24, 1912; at Fort Hamilton, N. Y., commanding company, Jan. 26, 1912, to

(Captain, Coast Artillery Corps, June 2, 1912)

(Captain, Quartermaster Corps, by Detail, March 3, 1914)

March 9, 1914; at Fort H. G. Wright, N. Y., Post Quartermaster, March 10, 1914, to Feb. 26, 1915; en route to Canal Zone, Panama, Feb. 27 to March 17, 1915; at Ancon, Canal Zone, Post Quartermaster March 8, 1915, to Aug. 13, 1917; en route to U. S., Aug. 14 to 24, 1917; at Hoboken, N. J., Assistant to Superintendent, Army Transport Service, Aug. 25, 1917, to

(Major, Temporary, of Infantry, Oct. 16, 1917)

Dec. 16,º 1917.

Died, Dec. 17,º 1917, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 35.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

Thayer's Note:

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

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