|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1862|
|Death: ||May 11, 1944|
San Diego County
Henry D. Styer was born in Sellersville, Pennsylvania on September 21st, 1862.
He graduated from West Point on June 15th, 1884. He then served as a Lieutenant in the 21st and 13th Infantry Regiments for 14 years in Wyoming, Utah, Indian Territory, and at Fort Niagara, New York.
He served as a Captain in the Philippine Islands from 1899-1902, and was mentioned in orders for the capture of guerilla leader Vincente Prado.
He was Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Utah Agricultural College from 1892 to 1896 and again from 1903 to 1906.
He was stationed in Manila from 1906 to 1909.
From 1909 to 1912 as a Major in the 29th Infantry, he commanded the Post of Fort Niagara.
He was on duty with the second division in Texas in 1913, on the border at Eagle Pass in 1914 and at Yuma in 1917.
He graduated from the Army War College, Washington, in 1914. He Served as Senior Inspector-Instructor, New Jersey National Guard for three years.
He was promoted to Colonel in 1916 and to Brigadier General, National Army, in 1917. He was in command of the 181st Infantry Brigade at Camp Lewis, Tacoma, Washington.
He was honorably discharged as Brigadier General of the National Army in 1918.
In command of the Siberian Expedition when it landed at Vladivostok in August, 1918.
He later commanded the American Zone of Advance in Eastern Siberia.
He retired from active service at his own request in April, 1919.
VFW Post 2422 Gen. Henry Styer © 09-24-2004
Bessia W Styer (1866 - 1953)
Wilhelm Delp Styer (1893 - 1975)*
Charles Wilkes Styer (1897 - 1976)*
Note: BRIG GEN USA RET
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 2, Site 3524
Created by: Greg Raike
Record added: Dec 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46094252