Ernest L. Isbell
Colonel, United States Army
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.
Posted: 13 December 2007