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Walter Henry Chatfield Edit Profile

army officer

Walter Henry Chatfield, American army officer. Served in the Indian country 10 years, Cuba 2 years, Philippines 2½ years, Hawaii 6 months On active duty, February 1917-August 1919, recruiting and at Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Background

Chatfield, Walter Henry was born on March 11, 1852 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of John L. and Mary A. (Riggs) Chatfield.

Education

Education high school, Waterbury. Connecticut; Episcopal Academy, Cheshire, Connecticut.

Career

Private and corporal Company G, and q.-married sergeant 7th Cavalry, 1878-1880. Second in command Lieutenant 5th Infantry, October 4, 1880. Promoted through grades to colonel Infantry, May 30, 1914.

Assigned to 2d Infantry, September 1, 1915. Retired, March 11, 1916.

Membership

Served in the Indian country 10 years, Cuba 2 years, Philippines 2½ years, Hawaii 6 months On active duty, February 1917-August 1919, recruiting and at Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Connections

Married Frances May Rains, December 21, 1880.

father:
John L. Chatfield

mother:
Mary A. (Riggs) Chatfield

spouse:
Frances May Rains