Robert Gray

Company B 22nd Infantry

02/03/1900

 

 

Robert Gray was born in Glenwherry, Ireland in 1867.

He enlisted for a period of 5 years as a Private in Company B of the 22nd Infantry on March 16, 1893
at Minneapolis, Minnesota. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 6 inches tall, had
black hair, brown eyes and a dark complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Laborer. He was
discharged from this enlistment as a Private on June 15, 1896 with a character reference of Very Good.

Gray re-enlisted as a Private in Company B 22nd Infantry for a period of 3 years on December 8, 1896
at St. Paul, Minnesota. On this enlistment his previous occupation was listed as Soldier. He was discharged
from this enlistment as a Private upon expiration of service on January 5, 1900 at Cabanatuan, Island of Luzon,
Philippines with a character reference of Excellent.

Private Robert Gray died on board the Army Transport ship Logan on February 3, 1900,
during the Logan's voyage to the United States. The cause of his death was dysentery.

The following clipping announced his death:

 

Clipping from The San Francisco Call Saturday February 10, 1900

CDNC California Digital Newspaper Collection

 

 

 

Burial:
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California
Plot: Section ES Site 465

 

Grave marker for Robert Gray

Photo by Carol from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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