|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1871|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 6, 1908|
Captain United States Army. United States Military Academy Class of 1895. He was married to Gertrude May Harvey, daughter of Major Harvey, United States Army.
Thirty-Ninth Annual Reunion of the Graduates of the United States Military Academy June 12, 1908
Conway H. Arnold
Conway Hillyer Arnold Jr., born in New York City, August 18, 1871, son of Rear Admiral Conway Hillyer Arnold and Fanny Wood, grandson of Commander Henry N.T. Arnold, United States Navy and Engineer-in-Chief William W.W. Wood, United States Navy; appointed to West Point from New York by the Honorable Amos J. Cummings of New York.
Cadet at the United States Military Academy from June 17, 1891 to June 12, 1895 on which day he graduated and was commissioned Additional Second Lieutenant Fifth Artillery; Second Lieutenant Second Artillery November 26, 1895 and transferred to Fifth Artillery January 30, 1896; First Lieutenant March 2, 1899; Captain Artillery Corps July 1, 1901.
First served at the Presidio, San Francisco then at Fort Wadsworth, New York. During the Spanish American War he was with his battery at Sandy Hook and was Ordnance Officer. Was next on recruiting duty at Hartford, Connecticut and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Went with his company to Santiago de Cuba in the spring of 1902 and for a time commanded the post of two companies. Here he contracted consumption and was sent to Fort Bayard, New Mexico. After a slight improvement and to avoid retirement he was ordered to recruiting duty at Denver, Colorado when his health continuing to fail he was forced to retire in October 1906. He died in Denver April 6, 1907 and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C. He is survived by a widow, the daughter of Colonel P.F. Harvey, Medical Corps United States Army; a son, Conway Hillyer Arnold III and an infant daughter.
His first school was the Lycee, Nice, France and he subsequently attended school at Lausanne, Switzerland, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Montclair, New Jersey and the Stevens Preparatory School at Hoboken, New Jersey. He usually took the highest stand in his class.
Captain Arnold was a member of the New York Society of Colonial Wars, an associate member of the Aztec Club of 1847 and would, had he lived, have succeeded this father in the Order of the Cincinnati, in right of his great-great-grandfather, Lieutenant Colonel John Conway, First Regiment New Jersey Continental Line.
In the death of Captain Arnold the army lost one of its most promising officer, the country one of its noblest sons, and the United States Military Class of 1895 one of its most beloved members.
Conway Hillyer Arnold (1848 - 1917)
Fanny Wood Arnold (1845 - 1925)
Conway Hillyer Arnold (1900 - 1974)*
Frances H. Arnold (1906 - 1982)*
Conway Hillyer Arnold (1871 - 1908)
William Wood Arnold (1876 - 1897)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: East Gate, Lots 1024-1025
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: May 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37191730