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Allen G. Thurman
Major, United States Army
ARMY OFFICER A SUICIDE
Major Thurman Faced Retirement Because of Injury In Polo

EL PASO, Texas - October 15, 1927 - Facing retirement from the Army as the result of an injury received in a polo game a year ago, Major Allen G. Thurman, 39, shot and killed himself today at Fort Bliss.

His widow, the former Dorothy Fitch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Fitch, prominent in Boston society and her three daughters have been visiting in Boston.

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THURMAN, ALLEN G
MAJOR ADJUTANT GENERALS DEPT
DATE OF DEATH: 10/15/1927
BURIED AT: SECTION 4W  SITE 3074
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 1 August 2007 Upated: 17 November 2007
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL

AG Thurman Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, April 2004