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 Alfred Aloe
Colonel, United States Army
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Alfred Aloe of Missouri
Appointed from Pennsylvania, Private and Corporal, Troop E, 8th U. S. Cavalry, 25 January 1897 to 18 September 1898
First Lieutenant, 2nd Missouri Volunteer Infantry, 17 May to 1 August 1898
Second Lieutenant, 18th U. S. Infantry, 9 September 1898
First Lieutenant, 26 December 1899
ALOE, ALFRED

First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
12th Infantry
Date of Action: September 22, 1900
General Orders No. No. 10, W.D., 1924
Home Town: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Alfred Aloe, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Mozambique, Ilocos Norte, Philippine Islands, September 22, 1900.

In the face of a heavy fire from insurgent forces, with great gallantry Lieutenant Aloe advanced to within 75 yards of the enemy's line and rescued the dead body, arms, and equipment of a soldier of his command and dressed the serious wounds of another.

Alfred Aloe PHOTO

ROCHESTER, Minnesota - June 23, 1926 - Accompanied by a military escort of Fort Snelling Infantrymen, the body of Colonel Alfred Aloe, U. S. A., 53, tonight was on its way to Arlington National Cemetery.

The Colonel, for thirty-three years a regular army man with a brilliant record both on and off the battlefield, died here today after an operation.

A veteran of four wars, Colonel Aloe held the Distinguished Service Cross for meritorious service during the Spanish-American War. He came here from Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, where he commanded the Thirty-fifth Infantry. With him came Mrs. Aloe and his sister, Mrs. Harry L. Wright of New York City.   A son, Robert C. Aloe, is a 1927 West Point graduate.


ALOE, ALFRED
Colonel, United States Army
DATE OF DEATH: 06/23/1926
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3293SS
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ALOE, MINNIE CAMPBELL WID/O ALFRED
DATE OF DEATH: 09/11/1944
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 3293
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF ALFRED ALOE, COL INF USARMY


Posted:  19 September 2005 Updated: 18 August 2007 Updated: 29 October 2007
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Alfred Aloe Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007