Edwin St. John Greble, Jr., the son of Edwin St. John Greble, Major General, United States Army, was appointed to the United States Military Academy from California and graduated in the class of 1909. He served in World War I.
The Colonel died at Washington, D.C. on 31 December 1946 and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
On graduation he was assigned to the Field Artillery. He resigned his commission as a First Lieutenant in 1916. He served as Commanding Officer of the 108th Field Artillery and the 76th Field Artillery, 3rd Division, American Expeditionary Forces as a Colonel. He was honorably discharged in 1919.
COLONEL EDWIN GREBLE JR.
Retired Officer A Commander Of Artillery In 1st World War
WASHINGTON, January 1, 1947 – A funeral service for Colonel Edwin St. John Greble Jr., one time president of the West Orange (New Jersey) Republican Club, will be held tomorrow at 3:30 P.M. in the Chapel of Arlington National Cemetery. Colonel Greble, the son of Mrs. Gertrude Poland Greble and the late Major General Edwin St. John Greble, died Tuesday in Emergency Hospital here of a heart ailment.
In retirement for the past few years, Colonel Greble was formerly as executive of the Delaware & Hudson Railroad and the Rumanian representative of the Baldwin Locomotive Works.
He was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1909, after which he became a military attaché at the White House. He commanded an Artillery Regiment in the first World War.
GREBLE, EDWIN S JR
- COL FIELD ARTY US ARMY
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/31/1946
- BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE 1892-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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