CharlesMcClure, Jr. of Iowa
Appointed from Minnesota, Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Infantry, 1 June 1899
First Lieutenant, 30th U.S. Infantry, 2 February 1901
Died 1 July 1901 in the Philippines Islands
Washington Post, Saturday, July 6, 1901
Lieutenant McClure Dead
WASHINGTON, July 5, 1901. Acting Adjutant General Ward today received a cable message from General Chaffee saying that Lieutenant Charles McClure, Jr., Thirtieth Infantry, died at Catbalogan, Samar, Philippine Islands, on the 1st inst. of dysentery. Lieutenant McClure was a son of Colonel Charles McClure, Pay Department and a grandson of General George W. Getty, United States Army, retired. He was born at Sioux City, Iowa June 10, 1875, and was appointed a Second Lieutenant in the Army from civil life June 1, 1890.
MCCLURE, CHARLES JR
LT 30TH REGT US INF
DATE OF DEATH: 07/01/1901
BURIED AT: SITE 404
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
SON OF CHARLES MCCLURE AND ANNIE MCCLURE
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