William MacDonald Craigie
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
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
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, WALLACE M
Posted: 20 October 2001 Updated: 4 March 2003 Updated: 4 September 2004 Updated: 11 November 2006 Updated: 21 December 2007