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Charles McClure, Jr.
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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CharlesMcClure, Jr. of Iowa
Appointed from Minnesota, Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Infantry, 1 June 1899
First Lieutenant, 30th U.S. Infantry, 2 February 1901
Died 1 July 1901 in the Philippines Islands

NOTE:  Lieutenant McClure is the son of Charles McLure and the Grandson of George Washington Getty, each of whom is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.



Washington Post, Saturday, July 6, 1901
Lieutenant McClure Dead

WASHINGTON, July 5, 1901.  Acting Adjutant General Ward today received a cable message from General Chaffee saying that Lieutenant Charles McClure, Jr., Thirtieth Infantry, died at Catbalogan, Samar, Philippine Islands, on the 1st inst. of dysentery. Lieutenant McClure was a son of Colonel Charles McClure, Pay Department and a grandson of General George W. Getty, United States Army, retired.  He was born at Sioux City, Iowa June 10, 1875, and was appointed a Second Lieutenant in the Army from civil life June 1, 1890.


MCCLURE, CHARLES JR
LT 30TH REGT US INF
DATE OF DEATH: 07/01/1901
BURIED AT:   SITE 404
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  SON OF CHARLES MCCLURE AND ANNIE MCCLURE
Posted:  28 April 2007 Updated: 29 April 2007