Hollis Chenery Clark of Illinois
Appointed from New York, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1886 (40)
Second Lieuetnant, 23rd United States Infantry, 12 June 1891
First Lieutenant, 10th United States Infantry, 8 March 1898
Transferred to 25th United States Infantry, 18 April 1898
Captain, 24th United States Infantry, 23 September 1900
Retired 13 May 1901
Courtesy of the United States Army:
Hollis Chenery Clark was a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1891. His initial duty assignment was with the 23rd Infantry. As a First Lieutenant in 1898, Clark was assigned to the 10th Infantry. Later in 1898, Clark transferred to the 25th Infantry. His last active duty assignment was as a Captain with the 24th Infantry in 1900. Clark retired from military service in 1901.
After leaving the Army, Clark served for a year as the Military Science and Tactics and Instructor at the University of Nevada at the salery of $300 for the year.
CLARK, HOLLIS CHENERY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 09/17/1867
- DATE OF DEATH: 01/05/1953
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/07/1953
- BURIED AT: SECTION 4 SITE 2767 EH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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