Born on August 30, 1890, he served in the Army during World War I. He died on March 28, 1959 and was buried in Section 46 of Arlington National Cemetery, adjacent to the Memorial Amphitheater. He was the 100,000th burial in Arlington.
100,000th Dead In Arlington
WASHINGTON, April 3, 1959 – The honored dead in Arlington National Cemetery reached 100,000 today. Burial of Army Corporal Bernie Malion raised the total interments to that figire.
Corporal Malion, who died earlier this week at the Veterans Hospital, Pittaburgh, Pennsylvania, had served with a Quartermaster unit at Fort Lewis, Washngton.
Arlington Cemetery, embracing a group of wooded hills across the Potomac River from Washington, was established in Civil War times.
MALION SKEY, BERNIE
CPL CMP UTILITIES DET QMC CMP
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/30/1890
DATE OF DEATH: 03/28/1959
DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/03/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 46 SITE 405
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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