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Herbert Ball Crosby

Herbert Ball Crosby, American army officer. Served in Cuba, 1898-1901.

Background

  • Crosby, Herbert Ball was born on December 24, 1871 in Fairmount, Kansas, United States. Son of George Heman and Jane (Ball) Crosby.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1893.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second Lieutenant Cavalry, 1893. Promoted thru various grades to Lieutenant Colonel 1917. Commander Colonel 351 Infantry, N.A., August 5, 1917.

      Colonel Cavalry, Regular Army, July 1, 1920. Served in Cuba, 1898-1901. In Mindanao, Philippine Islands. campaigns against Moros, 1903-1905.

      In France, 1918-1919. Was instructor Service Schools and assistant Commander War College Appointed Chief of Cavalry, rank of Major General, since 1926.

    Membership

    Clubs: Army and Navy, Columbia Country.
    • Clubs: Army and Navy, Columbia Country.

    Connections

    • Married Catharine Adelaide Dakin, February 11, 1902. Children: George Dakin, Richard Lansing (deceased), Jane, Gordon Willard.
    • father: George Heman Crosby
    • mother: Jane (Ball) Crosby
    • spouse: Catharine Adelaide Dakin
    • children: George Dakin Crosby
    • Richard Lansing Crosby (deceased)
    • Jane Crosby
    • Gordon Willard Crosby
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    Born December 24, 1871
    Died January 11, 1936
    (aged 64)
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