Company A 22nd Infantry
Alexander McCook was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1880.
He enlisted for a period of 3
years as a Private in Company A of the 22nd Infantry on September
at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 4 inches tall, had dark red hair,
blue eyes and a ruddy complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Clerk.
He joined his Company in the Philippines on December 3, 1900.
Alexander McCook died at Santa
Mesa Hospital, Manila, Philippine Islands on June 4, 1901.
Cause of death was recorded as phthisis pulmonalis (pulmonary tuberculosis).
Alexander McCook's remains were
shipped to his brother W. McCook in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
on August 2, 1901.
Record; Saturday morning, August 10, 1901, Page 10:
"M'COOK At Manila, P. I., on June 4, 1901, ALEXANDER, twin son of James C. and Sarah S. McCook, in his 21st year.
The relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services, on Monday afternoon,
at 3 o'clock, precisely, at his parents' residence, No. 15 North Fiftieth street. Interment private."
Funeral notice from the Find A Grave website
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