|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
MEMORIAL Fell in battle; 1st LT CO H 1st US Inf
Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50292849