Ernest L. Isbell – Colonel, United States Army

COLONEL ERNEST L. ISBELL
World War Commander of the 102nd Connecticut Infantry

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – November 24, 1937 – Colonel Ernest L. Isbell, World War commander of the 102nd Connecticut Infantry Regiment, died yesterday in the Veterans Hospital at Bay Pines, Florida, it was learned here tonight.

By profession a lawyer, Colonel Isbell served in the Spanish-American War and at the Mexican Border in 1916.  He took the 102nd overseas and commanded it until January 1918.  Later he had charge of a rest camp in France.

Surviving are two sons and two daughters.

Funeral services will be held Friday in Arlington National Cemetery near Washington.

ISBELL, ERNEST L
COL 102ND INF USA

  • DATE OF DEATH: 11/23/1937
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9168
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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