ANC Website Top BANNER 2
William MacDonald Craigie
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
California State Flag
Wallace Macdonald Craigie of California
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Second Lieutenant, 7th U. S. Infantry, 10 April 1899
First Lieutenant, 12th U. S. Infantry, 2 February 1901
Transferred to the 7th U. S. Infantry, 2 July 1901
Courtesy of Michael Stein

Seems to have originated from California
 Serial number O13596
Second Lieutenant, 1899
First Lieutenant, 1901
 Served with 7th United States Infantry, 1899-01
Served with 12th United States Infantry, 1901
Served with 7th United States Infantry, 1901-?
Commanding Officer, Troop E, 1st United States Cavalry, 1906 (Army List & Directory 1906)
Shown in Army List & Directory (1931) as Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) (R.O.T.C.)



Craigie, Wallace MacDonald

Lieuteuant Colonel, United States Army Cavalry. Born at Angel Island, California, May 25, 1873. Died: Washington, DC, October 12, 1944. 

Is the son of David Johnston Craigie, Brigadier General, United States Army, who is buried in the same plot.

Buried in Section 1 (Grave 307) of Arlington National Cemetery.  Buried with him is his wife, Irene Hall Craigie.



LIEUTENANT COLONEL W. M. CRAIGIE
Taught Military Tactics to Cadet Corps at High School in Capital

WASHINGTON, October 12, 1944 Lieutenant Colonel Wallace M. Craigie, who retired in June after twenty-three years service as Professor of Military Science and Tactics for the Washington High School Cadet Corps, died today in Walter Reed Hospital as the result of a stroke suffered a month ago.  His age was 71.

Colonel Craigie was born at Fort McDowell, San Francisco, the son of a Cavalry officer.  After attending Dickinson College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1899, and after four years service in the Philippines he was transferred to a Cavalry unit where a riding injury caused his retirement.

He leaves a widow, Mrs. Irene Hall Craigie.


CRAIGIE, IRENE H WID/O WALLACE M
DATE OF DEATH: 07/09/1956
DATE OF INTERMENT: 07/11/1956
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 424 LH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIDOW OF WM CRAIGIE - LT COL USA RET

CRAIGIE, WALLACE M
LT COL USARMY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/25/1873
DATE OF DEATH: 10/12/1944
DATE OF INTERMENT: 10/14/1944
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 424
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

Webmaster: Michael Robert Patterson


 Posted: 20 October 2001  Updated: 4 March 2003 Updated: 4 September 2004 Updated: 11 November 2006 Updated: 21 December 2007