Fred Van Schaick Chamberlain
Colonel, United States Army
Van Schaick Chamberlain Of New Jersey
Appointed From Illinois, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 15 June 1895 to 24 January 1896
Second Lieutenant, 2nd Illinois Infantry, 16 July 1898
Honorably Mustered Out 26 April 1899
Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Infantry, 1 August 1899
First Lieutenant, 28 February 1901
NEW YORK, New York, September 14, 1943 – Colonel Fred V. S. Chamberlain, who has served for forty-six years in the Army, will retire today from active duty. For the last eight years he has been a professor of military science and tactics at New York University and commanded its Reserve Officers Training Corps.
NEW YORK, New York,
MRS. FRED CHAMBERLAIN
Mrs. Dorothy Hunt Bruce Chamberlain, wife of Colonel Fred V. S. Chamberlain, U.S.A., retired, died yesterday in the New York Infirmary after a long illness. She was 79 years old.
Mrs. Chamberlain lives at 34 Grammercy Park. In 1898, as a nurse, she had cared for Colonel Chamberlain, then a young Spanish-American War Lieutenant who was ill in a Savannah, Georgia, hospital. A year later they were married.
She leaves also a son, Fred. S. Chamberlain
of New York; a grandson, and three great-grandchildren.
Colonel Chamberlain, who resided at 34 Gramercy Park, is survived by a son, Fred S. Chamberlain; a grandson and three great-grandchildren.
NOTE: Father-in-law of Louis
Brainard Ely, Colonel, United States Army.
Posted: 13 December 2008