Englebert Glover Ovenshine of Kansas
Appointed From Kansas, Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Company C, 23rd United States Infantry, 2 Apr 1894 to 6 July 1898
Second Lieutenant, 16th United States Infantry, 7 July 1898
First Lieutenant, 2 March 1899.
Eventually retired as Colonel, United States Army
He was one of seven children of Samuel Ovenshine, Brigadier General, United States Army.
He was born on September 4, 1871 and died on January 6, 1968. His wife, Ethel Keyes Ovenshine, was born on December 3, 1884 and died on August 13, 1955. They are both buried near the General's plot in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Englebert Glover Ovenshine was born on 4 September 1871. Per the “Obenchain papers”, Served in the Infantry of the Regular Army in all grades to Colonel. Served in Spanish War, Philippine Insurrection, Vera Cruz Expedition and World War I. Retired Sept. 26, 1928. Lived in Washington, D. C. Englebert married Ethel Keyes.
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 09/04/1871
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/06/1968
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/09/1968
- BURIED AT: SECTION I SITE 336 R H
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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