Robert H. Fletcher – Colonel, United States Army

Colonel Fletcher (1884-1965) and his wife, Lorriane Annette Fletcher (died 6 August 1973) and their son, Douglas M. Fletcher, United States Naval Reserve (1925-1958), are buried among other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. See the Fletcher Family.

Colonel Robert H. Fletcher

Robert Howe Fletcher Jr.
Born in California August 17, 1884
Died November 6th, 1965
Cadet, US. Military Academy 1904-08
Graduated as No. 4707, Class of 1908
Second Lieutenant February 14, 1908
First Lieutenant September 14, 1914
Captain May 15, 1917
Major (Temporary) October 30, 1917
Lieutenant Colonel (Temporary) October 21, 1918
Captain March 15, 1920
Major July 1, 1920
Lieutenant Colonel May 1, 1932
Colonel March 1, 1937
Served with 8th Infantry Regiment 1908-15
Post Range Officer & Assistant Secretary, School of Musketry, Presidio of Monterey 1908-12
Served in the Philippines 1912-15
Served with 6th Infantry Regiment 1915-16
Commanding Officer, Company “C”, 6th Infantry Regiment 1916
Commanding Officer, Motor Truck Company No. 61 (Mexico) 1916-17
Assistant Public Buildings & Grounds & White House Aide, Washington D.C. 1917
Aeronautical Officer, Western Department 1917-18
Commanding Officer, Aviation Concentration Camp, Waco (Texas) 1918
Executive Officer, Carlstrom Fields 1918
Student, Army War College 1918
Assistant Chief of Staff, 11th Division 1918-19
Member, Historical Branch, War Department 1919-.
Military Attaché to Spain & Portugal 1930-33
Served with 66th Infantry Regiment 1933-34
Student, Army War College 1934-35
Executive Officer, Historical Section, Army War College 1935-37
Retired March 31st, 1937
Recalled to active duty 1940
Served with the Office of The Inspector General of the Army 1940-41
Chief of Inspections Division, Office of the Inspector General of the Army 1941-44
Retired September 30th, 1944
Legion of Merit

Grandson of Surgeon & Brevet Colonel Robert Fletcher (United States Volunteers) and son of Brevet Captain Robert H. Fletcher.

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