He was killed-in-action by Communists while a member of the U.S. Expedition to Siberia after World War I in August 1918. He was returned to the United States and buried in Section 18 of Arlington National Cemetery.
See the entry on Major General William Sidney Graves for information on the Expedition.
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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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