William MacDonald Craigie – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

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Wallace Macdonald Craigie of California

Appointed from Pennsylvania, Second Lieutenant, 7th U. S. Infantry, 10 April 1899
First Lieutenant, 12th U. S. Infantry, 2 February 1901
Transferred to the 7th U. S. Infantry, 2 July 1901


Seems to have originated from California
Serial number O13596
Second Lieutenant, 1899
First Lieutenant, 1901
Served with 7th United States Infantry, 1899-01
Served with 12th United States Infantry, 1901
Served with 7th United States Infantry, 1901-?
Commanding Officer, Troop E, 1st United States Cavalry, 1906 (Army List & Directory 1906)
Shown in Army List & Directory (1931) as Lieutenant Colonel (ret.) (R.O.T.C.)


Craigie, Wallace MacDonald

Lieuteuant Colonel, United States Army Cavalry. Born at Angel Island, California, May 25, 1873. Died: Washington, DC, October 12, 1944.

Is the son of David Johnston Craigie, Brigadier General, United States Army, who is buried in the same plot.

Buried in Section 1 (Grave 307) of Arlington National Cemetery.  Buried with him is his wife, Irene Hall Craigie.


LIEUTENANT COLONEL W. M. CRAIGIE
Taught Military Tactics to Cadet Corps at High School in Capital

WASHINGTON, October 12, 1944 – Lieutenant Colonel Wallace M. Craigie, who retired in June after twenty-three years service as Professor of Military Science and Tactics for the Washington High School Cadet Corps, died today in Walter Reed Hospital as the result of a stroke suffered a month ago.  His age was 71.

Colonel Craigie was born at Fort McDowell, San Francisco, the son of a Cavalry officer.  After attending Dickinson College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1899, and after four years service in the Philippines he was transferred to a Cavalry unit where a riding injury caused his retirement.

He leaves a widow, Mrs. Irene Hall Craigie.


CRAIGIE, IRENE H WID/O WALLACE M

  • DATE OF DEATH: 07/09/1956
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 07/11/1956
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 424 LH
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIDOW OF WM CRAIGIE – LT COL USA RET

CRAIGIE, WALLACE M

  • LT COL USARMY
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 05/25/1873
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/12/1944
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 10/14/1944
  • BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 424
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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