Colonel, United States Army
Aloe of Missouri
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Private and Corporal, Troop E, 8th U. S. Cavalry, 25 January 1897 to 18 September 1898
First Lieutenant, 2nd Missouri Volunteer Infantry, 17 May to 1 August 1898
Second Lieutenant, 18th U. S. Infantry, 9 September 1898
First Lieutenant, 26 December 1899
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Date of Action: September 22, 1900
General Orders No. No. 10, W.D., 1924
Home Town: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Alfred Aloe, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Mozambique, Ilocos Norte, Philippine Islands, September 22, 1900.
In the face of a heavy fire from insurgent forces, with great gallantry Lieutenant Aloe advanced to within 75 yards of the enemy's line and rescued the dead body, arms, and equipment of a soldier of his command and dressed the serious wounds of another.
ROCHESTER, Minnesota - June 23, 1926 - Accompanied by a military escort of Fort Snelling Infantrymen, the body of Colonel Alfred Aloe, U. S. A., 53, tonight was on its way to Arlington National Cemetery.
The Colonel, for thirty-three years a regular army man with a brilliant record both on and off the battlefield, died here today after an operation.
A veteran of four wars, Colonel Aloe held the
Distinguished Service Cross for meritorious service during the Spanish-American
War. He came here from Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, where he commanded
the Thirty-fifth Infantry. With him came Mrs. Aloe and his sister, Mrs.
Harry L. Wright of New York City. A son, Robert C. Aloe, is
a 1927 West Point graduate.
ALOE, MINNIE CAMPBELL WID/O ALFRED
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007