Colonel, United States Army
Was Graduated At West Point In 1887 - Served In Philippines
WASHINGTON, May 20, 1943 - The War Department accounced today that Colonel Alonzo Gray, U.S.A., retired, died here on Monday in Walter Reed Hospital, at the age of 62. He will be buried tomorrow in Arlington National Cemetery.
Born in Wisconsin, Colonel Gray was graduated in 1887 from West Point. He retired in 1922. Surviving are two daughters.
Colonel Gray went to the Philippines in 1903 and was mentioned in general orders forgallantry. He was a graduate of the Army School of the Line and the Army Staff College, and had served in the Cavalry for many years.
NOTE: His son-in-law (the husband of his daughter Olive), Major John Alexander Street, was killed-in-action in World War I and is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
COL USA RET
DATE OF DEATH: 05/17/1943
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST SITE 616
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
DREW, JANE SIS IN LAW OF GRAY, ALONZO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007