Edward John Bloom – First Lieutenant, United States Army

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SLEW OFFICER AND HIMSELF
Lieutenant Bloom Shot by Private suttles, Who Then Cut His Throat

MANILA, Philippines, September 27, 1908 – A tragedy occurred at Camp Jessman Saturday night, resulting in the death of Lieutenant Edward J. Bloom, of the Fourth Infantry, and Private Suttles, Company K of the same regiment.

Suttles for some reason shot Bloom and then cut his own throat.  Suttles died immediately but Bloom lingered until Sunday night.  An investigation of the affair is being made by military authorities.

BLOOM, EDWARD J
4TH U.S. INFANTRY

  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/28/1908
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1428-ES
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BLOOM, PAULINE SUING WIDOW OF EDWARD J

  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/19/1940
  • BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE 1428
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF EJ BLOOM, LT 4TH US INF

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