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P. D. Lochridge Edit Profile

army officer

P. D. Lochridge, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, Spanish-American War, Cuban Occupation and Puerto Rican Occupation medals and Victory Medal (United States); Commander Legion of Honor (France); Companion Military Order of the Bath (England); Commander Order of Crown (Italy); Italian War Cross.

Background

Lochridge, P. D. was born on December 2, 1863 in near Bexar, Alabama, United States. Son of John and Permelia (Stout) Lochridge.

Education

Student Mississippi College, 1880-1883. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1887, United States Infantry and Cavalry School, 1893.

Career

1 son, Rawolle. Commissioned Second lieutenant cavalry, United States of America, June 12, 1887, and advanced through grades to colonel, July 1, 1916. Brigadier general National Army, December 17, 1917. Retired for disability in line of duty, November 10, 1919.

Brigadier general United States of America, retired, June 21, 1930.

Membership

Served in West, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Philippine Islands, Mexican Border, France. Member General Staff United States of America, 1915-1919.

Connections

Married Carlotta Rawolle, February 20, 1889.

father:
John Lochridge

mother:
Permelia (Stout) Lochridge

spouse:
Carlotta Rawolle