Walter H. Frady
Company B 22nd Infantry
Walter H. Frady was born in North Carolina on March 3, 1887.
He enlisted as a Private for a
period of three years in Company B of the 22nd Infantry on March
at Columbus Barracks, Ohio. His enlistment record indicated he stood 5 feet 10 inches tall had light brown hair,
blue eyes and a fair complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Clerk.
Frady is recorded in the Returns
of the 22nd Infantry as having deserted from Fort Bliss, Texas on
February 25, 1912
and apprehended by civil authorities on May 6, 1912. He was at Fort McPherson, Georgia awaiting court martial proceedings
when he was fatally shot by a sentry while trying to escape on May 18, 1912.
From The Lexington Dispatch Lexington, South Carolina May 29, 1912
From The Bamberg Herald Thursday May 23, 1912
From the Asheville Gazette-News Tuesday, May 21, 1912
Calvary Episcopal Church Cemetery
Grave marker for Walter H. Frady
Photo by James Archer from the Find A grave website
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