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Charles Frederick Humphrey, Jr.
Brigadier General, United States Army
American Memory
The son of Major General Charles Frederick Humphrey, he was born on August 11, 1876 and died on January 22, 1968. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross.

He is buried in Section 4, near his father and other family members, and with his wife, Helen Kingsbury Humphrey, February 28, 1880-June 27, 1949.

He was the brother of Marion Bell Humphrey, and Evan H. Humphrey.


HUMPHREY, CHARLES F., JR.
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
12th Infantry
General Orders No. 126, W.D., 1919
Home Town: Washington, D.C
Date of Action: August 16, 1899

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Charles F. Humphrey, Jr., First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action against hostile insurgents at Angeles, Luzon, Philippine Islands, August 16, 1899, while serving as First Lieutenant, 12th U.S. Infantry.

While exposed to heavy enemy fire Lieutenant Humphrey dressed the wounds of three men of his company, and his courage, coolness, and good judgment were an inspiration to his command.


HUMPHREY, CHARLES
BG USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/11/1876
DATE OF DEATH: 01/22/1968
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3112
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

HUMPHREY,HELEN KINGSBURY W/O HUMPHREY,CHARLE F JR
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/28/1880
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3113
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF CF HUMPHREY, JR. BRIG GEN USA RET

CF Humphrey Jr. Gravesite PHOTO
Photo (c) Michael Robert Patterson, September 1999

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Distinguished Service Cross

CF Humphrey Jr- Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007

CF Humphrey Jr. Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 24 April 2004