Clement Alexander Finley Flagler
Major General, United States Army
Alexander Finley Flagler of Georgia
Appointed from Iowa, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 14 June 1885 (3)
Additional Second Lieuenant of Engineers, 12 June 1889
Second Lieutenant, 1 April 1890
First Lieutenant, 4 October 1894
Major, Engineer Officer of Volunteers, 17 May 1898
Honorably dscharged from the Volunteer Service, 31 December 1898
Captain of Engineers, 5 July 1898
CLEMENT ALEXANDER FINLEY FLAGLER - (1867-1922)
- Army Engineer, born in Georgia. Graduated from West Point (1889), instructor
in civil and military engineering at West Point (1894-95). On staff of
Major-General Wilson serving at Chickamanga Post, Georgia; Charleston,
S.C.; and Puerto Rico (1898). Engineering officer, Department of the East
(1900-02). On staff of General Funston at Vera Cruz Expedition (1914).
Commanded artillery, 3rd corps, in Argonne Mouse; commanded 42nd (Rainbow)
Division in Army of the Rhine; commandant of Engineers School, Camp Humphreys,
VA. (1919); Departmet Engineer in Honolulu (1920).
MAJOR GENERAL C. A. F. FLAGLER
WASHINGTON, May 8, 1922 – Major General Clement Alexander Finley Flagler, former commander of artillery of the 3rd Corps in the Argonne-Meuse Campaign and of the 42nd (Rainbow) Division in the Army of the Rhine, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, last night after an illness of five months.
General Flagler was born in Georgia August 17, 1867. He attended Griswold College, Iowa, being graduated with a B.S. in 1885. He entered the United States Military Academy, was graduated in 1889 and from the Engineering School of Application in 1892. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 1913 and was on the staff of General Funston in the Vera Cruz expedition in 1914. In the same year he was detailed as an instructor at the Army War College here and remained on duty in Washington until 1917.
When the United States entered the war, General
Flagler went overseas and commanded the artillery of the Fifth Division
at St. Mihiel and was later promoted to Major General.
FLAGLER, CLEMENT ALEXANDER FINLEY
Posted: 29 September 2004 Updated: 25 January 2008