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Alfred Lawrence Pearson Sands
Colonel, United States Army
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Alfred Lawrence Pearson Sands was born in Pennsylvania.  He was a member of the United States Military Academy Class of 1904, but did not graduate with the class.  During his career, he earned the Distinguished Service Medal and the Silver Star.  He died in New Jersey on 28 September 1960.

Distinguished Service Medal                        Silver Star Medal


Alfred Lawrence Pearson Sands, Colonel, United States Army, is the son of George H. Sands, Colonel, United States Army, the newphew of James Hoban Sands, Rear Admiral, United States Navy and the grandson of Benjamin F. Sands, Rear Admiral, United States Navy.  He was born 26 October 1882, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and died on 28 September 1960.


SANDS, ALFRED LAWRENCE PEARSON
COL U S A
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/26/1882
DATE OF DEATH: 09/28/1960
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 149-D RH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 26 February 2006 Updated: 18 May 2006
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