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MAJ Anthony Fiala
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1869
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1950
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Enlisted, April 12, 1897, in Troop C Cavalry, Brooklyn, NY. Served with Troop C Volunteer Cavalry, in the Spanish American War. participated and saw combat in the Puerto Rico campaign. Discharged from volunteer service Nov. 25, 1898, Brooklyn, NY. He saw additional service with Troop C, during the Croton Dam Strike, April 1900.
1900, 1st Lieutenant, Quartermaster, 14th NY Infantry. Resigned from the 14th NY Infantry, 1901.
2nd Lieutenant, 1908, Squadron C Cavalry, Brooklyn , NY. Served with Squadron C successor organization, the 1st NY Cavalry Regiment, on the Mexican Border, 1916 - 1917. When the 1st NY was reorganized for the World War, he was transferred to the 102nd Ammunition Trains, 27th Division. Late transferred as a Major to the Small Arms Proving Ground, Springfield, MA

Author for Troop " C " in Service ( prime source of information for Troop C, Spanish American War ) .

Occupations, Brooklyn Eagle ( artist, war correspondent ), arctic explorer 1901 - 1905, Faila's Outfits, 10 Warren St., NY, NY


New York Times , April 9, 1950, obituary Brooklyn Eagle, April 9, 1950, page 6, obituary
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Clare Puryear Fiala (1873 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Anthony Fiala (1907 - 1981)*
  Ried Puryear Fiala (1909 - 1987)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: MAJOR ORD USA
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 3, Site: 4619-B
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49181223
MAJ Anthony Fiala
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MAJ Anthony Fiala
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MAJ Anthony Fiala
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In remembrance and respect and appreciation for your Service - A Texas Cousin
- Grady Puryear-Ex Military Flyers-F'Burg TX
 Added: Nov. 12, 2015
Your service to our country is not forgotten by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Apr. 5, 2015
 
 
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