MAJOR ARTHUR M. CASEY
Retired Army Officer Served In Canal Zone As It Was Being Built
BALTIMORE, Maryland – February 4, 1934 – Major Arthur M. Casey, U.S.A., retired, veteran of the World War, who as a young soldier witnessed the building of the Panama Canal, died suddenly last night at his home in Forest Park.
A native of Baltimore, Major Casey enlisted in the Army as a young man. He served in the Canal Zone and was an infantry officer on the Mexican Border in 1915-16. During the World War he was adjutant of the Thirty-fifth Infantry. He also was an instructor at Fort Houston.
Major Casey was a member of the Military Order of the World War, Disabled Emergency Officers ofthe World War, American Legion and other military organizations.
Awidow survives. Funeralservices will be held tomorrow andburial will take placein Arlington National Cemetery.
- MAJOR US ARMY RETD
- DATE OF DEATH: 02/03/1934
- BURIED AT: SECTION 8
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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