John M. McCall

Company B 22nd Infantry

DOD 09/06/1899

 

 

John M. McCall was born in Daviess County, Indiana in 1876.

He enlisted for a period of 3 years as a Private in Company B of the 22nd Infantry on October 27, 1898
in Indiana. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 9 inches tall, had brown hair, gray eyes
and a ruddy complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Farmer.

Private John M. McCall died of general peritonitis in Manila, Philippine Islands, on September 6, 1899.
(The Register of Enlistments recorded his cause of death as remittent malarial fever.)

 

Listing of John McCall's death and original burial (marked by the red star) in the report written by
2nd Lieutenant Frederick B. Kerr, Commanding Officer Company B 22nd Infantry, January 2, 1901.
Note that Lieutenant Kerr indicated that McCall was originally buried in Grave number 226, in the cemetery at Manila.

Document courtesy of Matthew Westfall, author of The Devil's Causeway

 

 

John McCall was originally buried in the National Cemetery at Manila.
He was returned to San Francisco on February 24, 1900, aboard the U.S.A.T. Hancock,
and interred in the San Francisco National Cemetery.

 

Burial:
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California
Plot: Section ES Site 597

 

Grave marker for John McCall

Photo by: Carol from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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