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LTC Sydney Amos Cloman

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LTC Sydney Amos Cloman

Birth
Deavertown, Morgan County, Ohio, USA
Death
12 May 1923 (aged 55)
Burlingame, San Mateo County, California, USA
Burial
Buried or Lost at Sea. Specifically: Body shipped to Fort Mason Dock then out to sea for burial Add to Map
Memorial ID
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LT. COL. S. A. CLOMAN DEAD.
Ex-Chief of Staff of 29th Division Dies in California Home.
Lieut. Col. Sydney A. Cloman, U.S.A., retired, former Chief of Staff of the Twenty-ninth Division, died Saturday a his home in Bellevue Avenue, Burlingame, Cal. He was to have left on a voyage to Hawaii and the Philippines within a few days.
Lieut. Col. Cloman was for many years stationed in the Philippines. At one time he served as Governor of the Sulu Archipelago. He was also a member of the staff of General Otis at Manila. During his service there he was an intimate of Generals Pershing, Kobbe and Stanton. Pershing was then a captain in the Fifteenth United States Cavalry.
In France, Lieut. Col. Cloman was decorated with the Croix de Guerre, the Distinguished Service Medal and the medal of Legion d'Honneur.
He had recently completed a book on his early Philippine experience, called "Myself and a Few Moros." It is now running as a serial article in World's Work.
Lieut Col. Cloman spent some years in the foreign diplomatic service, and was stationed for a time at the court of St. James's serving as military attache on the staff of Ambassador Reid.

Source: The New York Times.
LT. COL. S. A. CLOMAN DEAD.
Ex-Chief of Staff of 29th Division Dies in California Home.
Lieut. Col. Sydney A. Cloman, U.S.A., retired, former Chief of Staff of the Twenty-ninth Division, died Saturday a his home in Bellevue Avenue, Burlingame, Cal. He was to have left on a voyage to Hawaii and the Philippines within a few days.
Lieut. Col. Cloman was for many years stationed in the Philippines. At one time he served as Governor of the Sulu Archipelago. He was also a member of the staff of General Otis at Manila. During his service there he was an intimate of Generals Pershing, Kobbe and Stanton. Pershing was then a captain in the Fifteenth United States Cavalry.
In France, Lieut. Col. Cloman was decorated with the Croix de Guerre, the Distinguished Service Medal and the medal of Legion d'Honneur.
He had recently completed a book on his early Philippine experience, called "Myself and a Few Moros." It is now running as a serial article in World's Work.
Lieut Col. Cloman spent some years in the foreign diplomatic service, and was stationed for a time at the court of St. James's serving as military attache on the staff of Ambassador Reid.

Source: The New York Times.


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