Charles Frederick Humphrey, Jr. – Brigadier General, United States Army

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The son of Major General Charles Frederick Humphrey, he was born on August 11, 1876 and died on January 22, 1968. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross.

He is buried in Section 4, near his father and other family members, and with his wife, Helen Kingsbury Humphrey, February 28, 1880-June 27, 1949.

He was the brother of Marion Bell Humphrey, and Evan H. Humphrey.


HUMPHREY, CHARLES F., JR.

  • First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
  • 12th Infantry
  • General Orders No. 126, W.D., 1919
  • Home Town: Washington, D.C
  • Date of Action: August 16, 1899

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Charles F. Humphrey, Jr., First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action against hostile insurgents at Angeles, Luzon, Philippine Islands, August 16, 1899, while serving as First Lieutenant, 12th U.S. Infantry.

While exposed to heavy enemy fire Lieutenant Humphrey dressed the wounds of three men of his company, and his courage, coolness, and good judgment were an inspiration to his command.


HUMPHREY, CHARLES

  • BG USA
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/11/1876
  • DATE OF DEATH: 01/22/1968
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3112
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

HUMPHREY,HELEN KINGSBURY W/O HUMPHREY,CHARLE F JR

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 02/28/1880
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3113
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF CF HUMPHREY, JR. BRIG GEN USA RET

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