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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1915

Vol. VI

(Born N. J.)

Harry B. Anderson

(Ap'd N. J.)


(Harry Benson Anderson, Born May 3, 1892, Port Oram, NJ.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1911, to June 12, 1915, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 12th Cavalry.

Served: At Donna, Texas, with Troop, Sept. 18, 1915, to

(Transferred to 14th Cavalry, Jan. 18, 1916)

Feb. 11, 1916; at Fort Clark, Texas, with Troop, Feb. 13 to March 11, 1916; at Presidio, Texas, with Troop, March 13 to May 30, 1916; at Del Rio, Texas, with Troop, June 1 to

(First Lieut. of Cavalry, July 1, 1916)

 p1781  Aug. 8, 1916; at San Diego, Cal., at Signal Corps Aviation School, Aug. 11, 1916, to April 7, 1917; at Columbus, N. M., with 1st Aero Squadron, April 9 to

(Captain of Cavalry, July 25, 1917)

Aug. 10, 1917; en route to France from Aug. 11, 1917; in France on aeronautical duty, August, 1917, to

(Major, Temporary, Signal Corps, July 30, 1918)

Feb. 20, 1919, when near Cochem, on the Moselle, Germany, he was

Killed in Aeroplane Accident, Feb. 20, 1919: Aged 26.

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

Buried, Locust Hill Cemetery, Dover, NJ.

Thayer's Note:

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

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