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Col David Sheridan Stanley
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Birth: Sep. 10, 1873
North Dakota, USA
Death: May 4, 1942
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Born Fort Sully, Dakota Territory.

Military History:
Cadet at the USMA from June 17, 1890 to June 12, 1895, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to Second Lieut. of Infantry, 22nd Infantry June 12, 1895.

Service:
Detailed by Secretary of War to follow course of instruction at L'Ecole de Cavalerie, Saumer, France, August 8, 1896 to January 10, 1898. Acting Ordnance Officer, 1st Independent Division, May 12, 1898. Aide-de-camp to Major-General Coppinger, U.S. Volunteers, June 5 to October 11, 1898. Promoted to First Lieut. of Infantry July 23, 1898.

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, 4th Army Corps, August 15 to October 11, 1898. Acting Assistant Quartermaster, U.S.A. and on duty in connection with muster-out of volunteers, September 4 to November 17, 1898. Aide-de-camp to Major-General J.H. Wilson, U.S. Volunteers, November 16 to December 20, 1898. On duty in Philippine Islands with regiment. Assigned to 22nd Infantry on January 1, 1899. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Sloane Stanley (1828 - 1902)
  Anna Maria Wright Stanley (1830 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Fordyce Stanley (1875 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  David Sloane Stanley (1902 - 1985)*
  Joseph Wright Stanley (1912 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josephine Stanley Holbrook (____ - 1927)**
  Sarah Eliza Stanley Rumbough (1861 - 1952)*
  Anna Huntington Stanley Holbrook (1864 - 1907)*
  Blanche H Stanley (1871 - 1951)*
  David Sheridan Stanley (1873 - 1942)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section Off, Site 18.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: May 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70661010
Col David Sheridan Stanley
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Col David Sheridan Stanley
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- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Apr. 4, 2015
Husband of my 3rd cousin (2x). Rest in Peace
- Olin E. Hartley
 Added: Mar. 4, 2015
with respect to a distant cousin
- Goddess
 Added: Apr. 11, 2012
 
 
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