Paul Allyn Capron – Colonel, United States Marine Corps

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TWO WIDOWS GET CITATIONS

Posthumous Silver Star Awards Made for Bravery of Two Officers
May 26, 1925

Two posthumous Silver Star Citations have been awarded to the late Captain Allyn Capron, First United States Artillery, according to an announcement made yesterday by his son, Major P. A. Capron, United States Marine Corps, of the Marine Barracks at Charleston, South Carolina.

The citations are for gallantry in the Sioux Indian campaign in 1890 and 1891  and in the Spanish-American War.  Captain Capron died three weeks after returning from Cuba from the effects of typhoid fever contracted during the campaign.

The citations have been sent to his widow, Mrs. Agnes K. Capron.

A postmunous Silver Star Citation also has been awarded to Captain A. K. Capron, Seventh United States Cavalry, for gallantry in action at the battle of Las Guasinas, Cuba, June 24, 1898, where he was killed.  The star has been sent to his widow, Mrs. Lillian Capron of Washington, D.C.


CAPRON, PAUL ALLYN

  • COL USMC
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/18/1884
  • DATE OF DEATH: 01/24/1966
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 3435 SS
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

CAPRON, MATILDA A W/O PAUL A

  • DATE OF DEATH: 11/11/1936
  • BURIED AT: SECTION EAST  SITE 3435
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF PA CAPRON, COL US MARINE CORPS

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