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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1909

Vol. V

(Born Pa.)

Lindsay C. Herkness

(Ap'd Pa.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 15, 1905 to June 11, 1909, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers)

Served: At Rock Island, Ill., Sept. 11 to Nov. 30, 1909; Isthmus of Panama, Nov. 30, 1909 to May 10, 1910; at Detroit, Mich., May 10, 1910 to –––––.

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

(Lindsay Coates Herkness, Born Sept. 23, 1884.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers, June 11, 1909.

At Rock Island, Ill., Sept. 13 to Nov. 30, 1909; in Canal Zone, Panama, Dec. 17, 1909, to May 10, 1910; at Detroit, Mich., to Aug. 1, 1910; at Pittsburgh, Pa., to Aug. 31; at Washington Bks., D. C., student officer at Engineer School, to Oct. 5, 1911, when he was graduated, and with company to Aug. 11, 1912; Battalion and Post Quartermaster, Exchange Officer and Officer in Charge of Trade Schools, Aug. 11, 1912, to

(First Lieut., Corps of Engineers, Sept. 29, 1912)

Sept. 5, 1914; en route to Philippines to Oct. 4, 1914; at Fort Mills, P. I., with company and in charge of survey of Corregidor Island, to July 1, 1915; at Lalloc, Cagayan, P. I., Topographical Inspector, Military Survey of Luzon, to Aug. 24, 1915; at Fort Mills to Oct. 1, 1915; at Fort William McKinley, P. I., Senior Topographical Inspector, Military Survey of Luzon, to Jan. 15, 1916; at Aparri, Cagayan, to June 10, 1916; at Manila to

(Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1916)

Aug. 30, 1916; en route to U. S. and on leave of absence to Dec. 12, 1916; at New York City, Assistant to District Engineer Officer, 2d District, and in immediate charge of construction and repair of defenses of New York City, to

(Major, Temporary, Corps of Engineers, Aug. 5, 1917)

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Engineers, National Army, Feb. 14, 1918)

Feb. 24, 1918; at Camp Upton, N. Y., with 302d Engineers, 77th Division, to March 29, 1918; in France with A. E. F. to

(Colonel of Engineers, U. S. A., Aug. 1, 1918)

Sept. 19, 1918; (in action near Baccarat, June and July; in action on Vesle River, Aug. 14 to 25); at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Engineers, Oct. 6 to 20, 1918; at Camp Leach, D. C., to Dec. 30, 1918, (commanding Camp from Nov. 8); at Cincinnati, Ohio, Assistant Division Engineer, to Sept. 27, 1919.

Resigned Sept. 27, 1919

Address: Care Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio.

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

Military History: —

Captain, Corps of Engineers, July 1, 1916

Colonel, Temporary, Corps of Engineers, Aug. 1, 1918.

Resigned Sept. 27, 1919.

Civil History: — General Manager, Charles Eneu Johnson & Co., Inc., Printing Ink Manufacturers, Philadelphia, Pa.

Address: c/o C. E. Johnson Co., 10th and Lombard Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt., C. E., July 1, 1916.

Col., Temp., C. E., Aug. 1, 1918.

Resigned, Sept. 27, 1919.

Civil History: — Gen. Manager, Charles Eneu Johnson & Co., Inc., Printing Ink Mfgs., Philadelphia, Pa., 1924; Pres., Charles Eneu Johnson & Co., Inc., 1933 to date.

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

Military History: —

Capt CE 1 Jul 16.

Col temp CE 1 Aug 18.

Resd 27 Sep 19

Civil History: — Pres, Charles Eneu Johnson Co, Inc, 33–––––; Dir United Carbon Co, 50–––––. 938 Lombard St Philadelphia 47 Pa

Died Oct. 30, 1970, Palm Beach, Fla.​a

Buried, St. John's Episcopal Churchyard, Huntington Valley, PA.

Thayer's Note:

a Col. Herkness died after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. The date and place of his death are from a placeholder page at West Point Association of Graduates.

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