COLONEL SLOAN SERVICES HELD
Burial Will Be Today At Arlington National Cemetery
August 13, 1932
Funeral services for Lieutenant Colonel Frank Anderson Sloan, U. S. A., who died Sunday at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, of pneumonia after an illness of eight days, were conducted yesterday morning at the Protestant Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Fifth Avenue and Tenth Street, conducted by the rector, the Rec. Dr. Donald B.Aldrich and the Rev. Dr. Duncan H. Browne, dean of the St. James's Cathedral, Chicago. The latter was Chaplain of the Seventy-seventh Division of which Colonel Sloan served overseas in the World War. A group of officers were pallbearers. Interment will be today at Arlington National Cemetery.
Colonel Sloan was executive officer of Fort Sheridan at the time of his death, with the rank of Major. A War Department Order, effective the day he died, advanced him to the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry. He went overseas as a company commander in the 350th Infantry. He was the only son of Mrs. Nelson Herrick Henry of 59 West Ninth Street, widow of Brevet Major General Nelson Herrick Henry, who at one time was Adjutant General of New York State.
He is survived, besides his mother, by his widow, Mrs. Frances Keenan Sloan; a sister, Miss Amy Sloan, and two daughters, the Misses Betty and Hilda Sloan.
SLOAN, FRANK A
LT COL INF USA
- DATE OF DEATH: 08/07/1932
- BURIED AT: SECTION 7 SITE 9875
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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