Wiley Mark Tudor

Company A 22nd Infantry

DOD 03/31/1900

 

 

 

Wiley M. Tudor was born in Crittenden County, Kentucky on July 8, 1876.

He enlisted for a period of three years at Evansville, Indiana on December 28, 1898.
His enlistment record indicated that he had brown eyes, black hair, a sallow complexion
and stood 5 feet 6 inches tall. His civilian occupation was listed as farmer.

Private Tudor died at San Isidro, Philippine Islands, March 31, 1900. The official cause of his death
was listed in the report to the Adjutant General as aortic incompetency. In his enlistment record his
cause of death was listed as malaria. In the Returns of the 22nd Infantry for the month of April 1900
his cause of death was recorded as intermittent malarial fever.

Below is the entry for his name in a report of deaths from Company A 22nd Infantry,
from March 1899 to January 1901, as compiled on January 3, 1901, by 1st Lieutenant David P. Wheeler,
commanding officer of Company A:

 

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

 

 

Wiley M. Tudor was buried in the small military cemetery at San Isidro, on the island of Luzon.
His body was returned aboard the transport Logan to the United States on March 29, 1901
and he was re-interred in Kentucky.

 

 

Burial:
Bells Mines Cemetery
Crittenden County
Kentucky

 

Wiley Tudor is buried with his mother, Sarah C. Tudor

 

Grave monument for Wiley M. Tudor

Photo by: Lora W from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave monument for Wiley M. Tudor

Photo by: Lora W from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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