Greater Manchester, England
|Death: ||Aug. 2, 1893|
Pvt.; "D" Troop, Sixth U.S. Cav.
Disinterred and reburied July 1917 in Section A, Site 1491, Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, MT.
Final Statement of Ellis Lingard of Captain George L. Scott’s Troop "D" of the Sixth Regiment of Cavalry, born in Manchester in the state of England aged (at enlistment) 21 4/12 years, 5 feet 3 ˝ inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, L blonde hair, and by occupation a Cook, was enlisted by Capt Wilhelm at St Paul, Minn. on the Sixteenth day of January, eighteen hundred and Ninety three, to serve for 5 years, who is now entitled to a discharge by reason of Death from Cerebral Hemorrhage, caused by being thrown from his horse, August 1st 1893.
Additional documents state, “Died Aug. 2, 1893, buried Aug. 3, 1893. Thrown from his horse about 2 p.m. Aug. 1st at Upper Geyser Basin about ten miles from Camp. He was immediately removed to the Camp Hospital where he died seventeen hours after receiving the injury.”
Added by Jerry (#47207041), Jan 2015.
Fort Yellowstone Army Cemetery
Plot: Grave No. 7
Maintained by: Jerry
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10166986