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Lieut Edward Elbert "Eddie" Downes
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1875
Death: Jun. 23, 1901

THIS MONUMENT IS STRICTLY A MEMORIAL.
He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia
He was the third son of Col. James Elbert Downes and Elizabeth G. "Lizzie" Brown Downes of Crockett, Texas.
He was killed in battle in the Spanish American War in 1901, South Samoa, Philippine Islands.
He held the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
Was the son of Col. James Elbert Downes and Elizabeth G. "Lizzie" Brown Downes. His memorial is linked to his father.

Houston County History
by; Beatrice B. DeSha

Grave: Edward Elbert "Eddie" Downes


 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Elbert Downes (1845 - 1917)
  Elizabeth G. Brown Downes (1849 - 1914)
 
 Siblings:
  James Fernando Downes (1871 - 1932)*
  Edward Elbert Downes (1875 - 1901)
  Edward Elbert Downes (1875 - 1901)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MEMORIAL Fell in battle; 1st LT CO H 1st US Inf
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy Franklin-Walling B...
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50292849
Lieut Edward Elbert Eddie Downes
Added by: Carol Johnson Hoch
 
Lieut Edward Elbert Eddie Downes
Added by: Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 
Lieut Edward Elbert Eddie Downes
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Published in The Crockett Weekly Courier, Friday March 27, 1896: J.E.Downes of Crockett was notified that his son, E.E. Downes, passed examinations and would become a cadet at the US Military Academy at West Point.
- Carol Johnson Hoch
 Added: Apr. 3, 2013

- Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 Added: Jul. 17, 2012
 
 
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