|Birth: ||May 22, 1874|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 1919, France|
The New York Times, February 20, 1919.
Col Percy W. Arnold dies in France.
Colonel Percy Weir Arnold, who was the first commander of the Officers Training Camp at Plattsburg, after the United States entered the war, died in France of injuries received in a railroad accident Jan. 25, according to announcement made in this city yesterday. A son of Brig Gen Abraham Kerns Arnold, Colonel Arnold was born in New York City 44 years ago, and was graduated from West Point in 1896. He saw service in the SPanish-American War and was stationed at Del Rio during the Mexican disturbance. After training the "Yankee Division" at Plattsburg he was sent as commandant of the Officers Training School to Camp Devens, Ayer, Mass. going abroad with the 76th Division last June.
The New York Times, May 21, 1921.
Colonel Percy Weir Arnold 's body was among the 5,212 sent home from France arriving May 21, 1921 in New York. He was attached to the 103d Infantry, 26th Division.
Abraham Kerns Arnold (1837 - 1901)
Sarah Josephine Benjamin Arnold (1845 - 1935)
Bessie Gardiner Taylor Arnold (1891 - 1933)
Samuel Benjamin Arnold (1867 - 1961)*
Walter Montgomery Arnold (1869 - 1895)*
Percy Weir Arnold (1874 - 1919)
Note: COL USA
Arlington National Cemetery
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