Charles Frederick Humphrey, Jr.
Brigadier General, United States Army
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.
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,HELEN KINGSBURY W/O HUMPHREY,CHARLE
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