John HarryDuval of the District of Columbia
- Appointed from Pennsyvlania, Private, Signal Corps,10 August to 29October 1880
- Second Lieuetnant, 18th U.S. Infantry, 10 October1883
- First Lieutenant, 16 December 1889
- Captain, CS, 15 November 1897
- Major, CS, 22 July to 5 August1898 And7 August to 9 September 1898
- Major, CS, 2 February 1901
- Retrired 8 April 1901
ASBURY PARK, New Jersey, February 14, 1925 – Lieutenant Colonel John H. Duval, U.S.A., retired, who for six years was an Inspector of the New Jersey National Guard on the Governor's staff, died in his home at 403 Edgemont Drive, Loch Arbour, today. He was 65 years old.
Colonel Duval retired from theArmy in 1904, with the rank of Major, but re-entered the services in the war and for two years was Military Instructor at Bowdin College. He retired after the war with the rank of Lieuenant Colonel.
Colonel Duval was a cousin of James Elverson, Jr., owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer. He left a widow and four children, Major General Ward E. Duval, Coast Artillery, California; Lieutenant Henry H. Duval, now en route to Honolulu; James D. Duval of Loch Arbour and Mrs. R. H. Tebbs, Jr., of Loch Arbour.
Services will be held Monday by the Rev. Randolph W. Conklin of Trinity Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.
DUVAL, JOHN HENRY
- LT COL USA RET
- DATE OF DEATH: 02/14/1925
- BURIED AT: SECTION E SITE 3700
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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