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 Samuel Westray Battle, Jr

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Samuel Westray Battle, Jr

  • Birth 1 Nov 1883
  • Death 19 Feb 1905
  • Burial Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Sec K Lot 19
  • Memorial ID 42970461

Midshipman US Navy

Battle, Samuel Westry: NAVAL CADET DROPS DEAD BEFORE HIS MATES - Annapolis, Feb. 19 - Midshipman Samuel Westry Battle, of the second class at the Naval Academy, and a son of Surgeon Samuel W. Battle, U. S. N., retired, of Asheville, N. C., dropped dead as the brigade of midshipmen were called to dinner formation shortly after 12 o'clock to-day. Young Battle had just taken his place as a third petty officer of the second battalion's ninth company when he was stricken with heart failure. He fell before anyone reached him, and was dead when picked up by his mates. [Date: 2/23/1905, Vol. XVIII, No. ?, Page 7


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  • Created by: James Archer
  • Added: 11 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42970461
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Westray Battle, Jr (1 Nov 1883–19 Feb 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42970461, citing Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by James Archer (contributor 47046691) .