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Edward John Bloom
  First Lieutenant, United States Army
SLEW OFFICER AND HIMSELF
Lieutenant Bloom Shot by Private suttles, Who Then Cut His Throat

MANILA, Philippines, September 27, 1908 - A tragedy occurred at Camp Jessman Saturday night, resulting in the death of Lieutenant Edward J. Bloom, of the Fourth Infantry, and Private Suttles, Company K of the same regiment.

Suttles for some reason shot Bloom and then cut his own throat.  Suttles died immediately but Bloom lingered until Sunday night.  An investigation of the affair is being made by military authorities.



BLOOM, EDWARD J
4TH U.S. INFANTRY
DATE OF DEATH: 09/28/1908
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1428-ES
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BLOOM, PAULINE SUING WIDOW OF EDWARD J
DATE OF DEATH: 03/19/1940
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH  SITE 1428
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF EJ BLOOM, LT 4TH US INF

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Posted: 23 October 2007

EJ Bloom Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007