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Roman Lewis "Jack" Cronkite
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1873
Bedford-Stuyvesant
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1941
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Enlisted, December 16, 1895, in Troop C Cavalry ( founding member ), Brooklyn, NY. Mustered-in for service, in the Spanish-American War, May 20, 1898, with Troop C, NY Volunteer Cavalry, at Camp Black, Long Island, New York. Troop C, NY Volunteer Cavalry deployed to Puerto Rico aboard the Massachusetts, July 27, 1898, from Newport News, VA, docking at Ponce, PR. He saw combat at Coamo & Asomanto during the campaign. Returned from Ponce, PR, aboard the Mississippi, September 3, 1898, and docking at Jersey City, NJ, September 10, 1898, Troop C was given a Welcome Home Parade on October 1, 1898 and mustered-out of federal service, November 25, 1898, Brooklyn, NY.

He served with his brother James G Cronkite in Troop C, NY Volunteer Cavalry

Career, lawyer

Address, 1898, 450 Macon Street, Brooklyn, NY.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James W Cronkite (1841 - 1903)
 
 Siblings:
  Roman Lewis Cronkite (1873 - 1941)
  James Gleason Cronkite (1878 - 1973)*
  Lillian Reed Cronkite Loizeaux (1888 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: PVT CO C QUAD NEW YORK CAV US ARMY
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: W. EN, Site: 23720
 
Maintained by: squadron a association
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49172696
Roman Lewis Jack Cronkite
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- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Feb. 7, 2015

- Cindy Coffell
 Added: Nov. 24, 2014
 
 
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