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Fred W. BUCBEE Edit Profile

colonel , United States Army

Fred W. BUCBEE, Colonel, United States Army. Member of Army of Santiago; Carabao; American Legion; Mason.


BUCBEE, Fred W. was born on December 7, 1875 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of Geo. E. and Helen (Cooper) Bugbee.


Infantry School, Advisory Course. Command and General Staff School. Army War College.


Private Troop A, First United States Volunteer Cavalry, Roosevelts Rough Riders, 1898-October 1898. Second Lieutenant 40 United States Volunteer, 1899-1801. Second Lieutenant Infantry, 1901.

First Lieutenant, 1903. Cap!., 1911; Major temporary, 1917. Lieutenant-Colonel, temporary, 1918.

Colonel, National Army, 1918-1920. Major, Regl. Army, 1919. Lieutenant Colonel, Resident Advisor, 1920.

Colonel, Resident Advisor, 1928. Executive Officer, Camp Meade, Maryland, 1918. Colonel, 31 Infantry, American Expeditionary Forces, Siberia, 1919-1920.

Awarded certificates of merit for Distinguished Service at Santiago, Cuba, July 1, 1898, while serving as Private, Roosevelts Rough Riders. First United States Volunteer Cav.


Member of Army of Santiago. Carabao; American Legion. Mason. Clubs: Army Navy & Marine Corps Country (Washington, D. C.).


Spouse Grace Cornell, October 14, 1899, Bonner Springs, Kansas.