Peter Murray – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Peter Murray of California

  • Appointed from California, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1886 (40)
  • Second Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Infantry, 12 June 1890
  • First Lieutenant, 5th U. S. Infantry, 18 April 1897
  • Transferred to 21st U. S. Infantry, 21 July 1897

Captain, 18th U. S. Infantry, 26 November 1899Peter Murray was born at Visalia, California, in 1869.  He served through the ranks to Brigadier General and died on 26 December 1940.  He was buried with full military honors in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Harriet Tingley Jewett Murray (born at Fort Bascom, New Mexico, in 1871 and died on 9 September 1932) is buried with him.


BRIGADIER GENERAL PETER MURRAY

Retired Army Officer Served in Spanish-American, World WarsPORTLAND, Maine, December 27, 1940 – Brigadier General Peter Murray of Cape Elizabeth, a retired Army officer, died yesterday at a hospital here at the age of 73.  He was born in California and was graduated from West Point in 1890.

General Murray, who served in Cuba in the Spanish-American War, saw service in the Philippine campaign and was commander of the Third Brigade, Second Division, in the Verdun-St. Mihiel Sector in the World War.  He became a Colonel in the Inspector General’s Office and served on the General Staff in Washington before his retirement.


MURRAY, PETER

  • BRIG GEN US ARMY RETD
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 12/26/1940
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/20/1940
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8196
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERYMURRAY, HARRIET JEWETT W/O PETER
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/09/1932
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/13/1932
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8196
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF PETER MURRAY, BRIG GEN USA

 

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