His private memorial in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery reads:”To my beloved husband William Hall Driggs, Commander, United States Navy,
Class of 1869, United States Naval Academy.
Member of the Military Order of Foreign Wars.
A distinguished ordnance officer having been awarded many patents in ordnance,
including the Driggs Schroeder and Driggs Seabury Rapid Fire Guns.
Medal for engagement with Spanish Torpedo Boat ‘Terror'
at San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 22, 1898.
August 21, 1847-January 6, 1908.”
DRIGGS, MARY E WID OF DRIGGS, WM H
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/08/1915
- DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
- BURIED AT: SECTION WD SITE LOT 362
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- WIFE OF WH DRIGGS – CAPT USN
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