Alfred Aloe – Colonel, United States Army

Alfred Aloe of Missouri
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Private and Corporal, Troop E, 8th U. S. Cavalry, 25 January 1897 to 18 September 1898
First Lieutenant, 2nd Missouri Volunteer Infantry, 17 May to 1 August 1898
Second Lieutenant, 18th U. S. Infantry, 9 September 1898
First Lieutenant, 26 December 1899


ALOE, ALFRED

  • First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
  • 12th Infantry
  • Date of Action: September 22, 1900
  • General Orders No. No. 10, W.D., 1924
  • Home Town: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Alfred Aloe, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Mozambique, Ilocos Norte, Philippine Islands, September 22, 1900.

In the face of a heavy fire from insurgent forces, with great gallantry Lieutenant Aloe advanced to within 75 yards of the enemy's line and rescued the dead body, arms, and equipment of a soldier of his command and dressed the serious wounds of another.

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ROCHESTER, Minnesota – June 23, 1926 – Accompanied by a military escort of Fort Snelling Infantrymen, the body of Colonel Alfred Aloe, U. S. A., 53, tonight was on its way to Arlington National Cemetery.

The Colonel, for thirty-three years a regular army man with a brilliant record both on and off the battlefield, died here today after an operation.

A veteran of four wars, Colonel Aloe held the Distinguished Service Cross for meritorious service during the Spanish-American War. He came here from Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, where he commanded the Thirty-fifth Infantry. With him came Mrs. Aloe and his sister, Mrs. Harry L. Wright of New York City.   A son, Robert C. Aloe, is a 1927 West Point graduate.


ALOE, ALFRED

  • Colonel, United States Army
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/23/1926
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3293SS
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ALOE, MINNIE CAMPBELL WID/O ALFRED

  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/11/1944
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3293
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF ALFRED ALOE, COL INF USARMY

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