Michael J. Hurley
Company B 22nd Infantry
Michael J. Hurley was born in New York City, New York in 1873.
He enlisted as a Private in the
Army for a period of 3 years on June 20, 1900 at New York City,
His enlistment record indicated he stood 5 feet 9 ¼ inches tall, had brown hair, blue eyes and a fair complexion.
His previous occupation was listed as Bricklayer.
Hurley was assigned to Company B 22nd Infantry on January 5, 1901 at Arayat, Island of Luzon, Philippines.
Private Hurley died on February 17, 1901 at San Isidro, Island of Luzon, Philippines.
His official cause of death, as
reported to the Adjutant General, was
"killed by accident".
In the 22nd Infantry monthly
return to the Adjutant General for February 1901
Private Hurley is recorded with the notation:
"Died of accidental gunshot wound inflicted by himself. Buried at San Isidro."
Michael Hurley's remains were
returned to San Franciso, California aboard the transport Logan
on October 13, 1902 and he was re-interred at San Francisco in November 1902.
San Francisco National Cemetery
San Francisco County
Plot: NA 1194
Grave marker for Michael J. Hurley
Photo by Michelle Jones from the Find A Grave website
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