Reynolds Johnston Burt – Brigadier General, United Staes Army

Reynolds Johnston Burt of Nebraska
Appointed from Ohio, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 15 June 1891 (55)
Assitional Second Lieutenant, 25th U. S. Infantry, 12 June 1896
Second Lieutenant, 10th U. S. Infantry, 4 November 1896
Transferred to the 25th Infantry, 4 February 1897
First Lieutenant, 1 January 1899
Captain, 9th U. S. Infantry, 23 July 1901
He progressed through the ranks to Brigadier General and retired as disabled in 1937.  He was the author of the West Point Alumni song.  He died on 19 September 1969 and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.


Reynolds Johnston Burt was born in Omaha, Nebraska on 2 August 1874, the son of Andrew Sheridan Burt, Brigadier General, United States Army.  He married Lillian Elizabeth Stewart on 22 September 1896 in Nebraska.  His son, Reynolds Johnston Burt, Jr., Brigadier General, United States Army, is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

BURT, REYNOLDS J
BG USA

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 08/02/1874
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/19/1969
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 1125 R.H
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BURT, LILIAN S W/O REYNOLDS J

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 03/03/1875
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/14/1949
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 1125 LH
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF RJ BURT, BG INF USA
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