Col Girard Sturtevant

Col Girard Sturtevant

Birth
New York, USA
Death 19 May 1938 (aged 65)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
Plot Sec. 8 Site 88
Memorial ID 60960608 · View Source
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Father: Charles Francis Sturtevant
Mother: Annie Priscilla Watson
Spouse: Virginia Amelia Towles Ritzius
Spouse: Zinnia Pearl Wood

Colonel Girard Sturtevant, US Army, Retired.
Graduated
United States Military Academy West Point 1895.
Frontier duty
Fort Assinniboine, MT., 2nd Lt. of Infantry.
Company E, 25th Infantry, 5th Army Corp.
1st Expedition to Cuba.
Campaigned in Santiago Cuba 1898,
Battle of El Caney,
Battle of Santiago.
Commanded Company E, 25th Infantry, 1st Lt. of Infantry.
Instructor of Modern Languages.
23rd Inf., 27th Inf.
Manila, Philippines.
Commanding Company L, Philippines Islands & Cuba.
Capt. 5th Infantry 1901.
Military Attache, American Embassy, City of Mexico, 1908.
24th Infantry.
"Punitive Expedition into Mexico"
Major 24th Infantry, 1916.
Colonel of Infantry, National Army, 1917.
Commanding 349th Infantry.
University of Paris, 1919.
Brown Military Academy San Diego
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Complained of a pain in his elbow when he went to bed,
died of a heart attack in his sleep.


Gravesite Details burial on 5/26/1938
  • Maintained by: Gilbert Pico
  • Originally Created by: Dorothy Gaston
  • Added: 1 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60960608
  • Gilbert Pico
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Girard Sturtevant (14 Jan 1873–19 May 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60960608, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Gilbert Pico (contributor 47254232) .