LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. V. NOBLE
April 10, 1949
Lieutenant Colonel Augustus V. Noble, USA, retired, a close friend of the late General of the Armies John J. Pershing, under whom he served in Indian campaigns and in the first World War, died Friday in St. Elizabeth's Hospital, 689 Fort Washington Avenue. He was 84 years old.
Colonel Noble, who resided at 374 Wadsworth Avenue, the Bronx, enlisted in the Army as a Private in 1887 and served continuously until his retirement in 1922. He fought in the war with Spain in addition to the first World War.
Colonel Noble leaves his wife, Mable, and a son, Colonel Meredith C. Noble, of Tarrytown, New York.
The body of Colonel Noble will remain at the Walter B. Cooke Funeral Home, 1 West 190th Street, the Bronx, until Tuesday night. Burial will take place Thursday in Arlington National Cemetery, within a short distance of the grave of General Pershing.
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