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Ernest L. Isbell
Colonel, United States Army
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COLONEL ERNEST L. ISBELL
World War Commander of the 102nd Connecticut Infantry

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut November 24, 1937 Colonel Ernest L. Isbell, World War commander of the 102nd Connecticut Infantry Regiment, died yesterday in the Veterans Hospital at Bay Pines, Florida, it was learned here tonight.

By profession a lawyer, Colonel Isbell served in the Spanish-American War and at the Mexican Border in 1916.  He took the 102nd overseas and commanded it until January 1918.  Later he had charge of a rest camp in France.

Surviving are two sons and two daughters.

Funeral services will be held Friday in Arlington National Cemetery near Washington.


ISBELL, ERNEST L
COL 102ND INF USA
DATE OF DEATH: 11/23/1937
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9168
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 13 December 2007