William Paulding – Colonel, United States Army

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William Paulding of New York

Appointed from New York, Second Lieutenant, 10th U. S. Infantry, 1 October 1873
First Lieutenant, 11 April 1882
Captain, 16 September 1892
Major, 3rd U. S. Infantry, 2 February 1901

Transferred to the 18th U. S. Infantry, 10 March 1903


COLONEL WILLIAM PAULDING
Retired Army Officer Served at Santiago in War with Spain

WASHINGTON, April 3, 1933 – Colonel William Spaulding, U.S.A., retired, who was in command of the Fourth Infantry at Galveston, Texas, when he left the Army on account of disability in July 1913, died yesterday after a long illness at his Winter residence in Vero Beach, Florida.  He would have been 81 years old on Thursday.  Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Grace Hubbard Paulding, and five daughters, Mrs. Loren C. Grieves, wife of Colonel Grieves, U.S.A.; Mrs. Elliot Gose, wife of Lieutenant Gose, U.S.A.; Mrs. Walter James of Miami, Florida; Miss Gertrude Paulding of Brooklyn and Miss Nora Paulding of Fairfield, Connecticut.

Entering the Army from civil life in 1873, with an appointment as Second Lieutenant of the Tenth Infantry, Colonel Paulding remained with that regiment until 1901.  He commanded a company at Santiago in the war with Spain and was cited for valor.  Transferred to the Eighteenth Infantry in 1903, he was made its Lieutenant Colonel the next year, and in 1908 became Colonel of the Twenty-Fourth, changing to the Fourth in November 1912.


PAULDING, WILLIAM

  • COL USA RET
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 04/02/1933
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/05/1933
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8192
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

PAULDING, GRACE H WIDOW OF WILLIAM

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/02/1872
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/25/1963
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/04/1963
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 8192WS
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF WILLIAM PAULDING, COL USA

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