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Lieut Edward Elbert Downes
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Birth: Jun. 20, 1875
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1901, Philippines

Buried in Section 1

First Lieutenant Downes was killed in action while leading a detachment of Company H, United States Infantry near Saludd, Samar, Philippine Islands (bio by: Tom Streetman) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Elbert Downes (1845 - 1917)
  Elizabeth G. Brown Downes (1849 - 1914)
 
 Sibling:
  James Fernando Downes (1871 - 1932)*
  Edward Elbert Downes (1875 - 1901)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: LT 1ST US INF
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Site: 403
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49175134
Lieut Edward Elbert Downes
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Lieut Edward Elbert Downes
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- Carol Anne Hoch
 Added: May. 25, 2015
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 Anne Hoch
 Added: Apr. 3, 2013
"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived." ~ by ~ Gen. George S. Patton, Jr
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 Added: Jul. 16, 2012
 
 
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