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 Rowan Palmer Lemly
Colonel,  United States Army
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Rowan Parker Lemly was the son of Henry Rowan Lemly, Major, United States Army.  He was born in 1884 and died on 4 March 1938.  He is buried in the same plot as his parents in Arlington National Cemetery.

NOTE: He is the grandson of Innis Newton Palmer, Brigadier General, United States Army, who is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


COLONEL ROWAN P. LEMLY OF INFANTRY IS DEAD
Served in Philippines, Mexico and France
Instructor for National Guard

WASHINGTON, March 5, 1938 Colonel Rowan P. Lemly of the Tenth Infantry at Fort Thomas, Kentucky, died at that post last night at the age of 53.  He had been instructor of many National Guard officers since the World War.

Colonel Lemly was born at Fort Monroe, Virginia, on December 30, 1884, and attended the United States Naval Academy from 1903 to 1906.  The next year he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry of the Regular Army.  Much of his earlier service was in the Philippines and on the Mexican Border.  He was a member of the forces which occupied Vera Cruz in 1914.

During the World War he was ordnance officer of the Seventy-Eighth Division and participated in the St. Mihiel offensive.

He was a graduate of the School of the Line, the General Staff School and the Army War College.

Surviving are his widow and a daughter, wife of Lieutenant Stephen O. Fuqua of the Fifteenth Infantry.

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LEMLY, ROWAN P
COLONEL 10TH INF US ARMY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 03/04/1938
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/07/1938
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 99-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

LEMLY, COTTIE H W/O ROWAN P
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/13/1884
DATE OF DEATH: 11/29/1959
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/02/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 99-B R H
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF RP LEMLY COL U S A


Posted: 6 December 2004 Updated: 6 December 2005 Updated: 15 December 2005 Updated: 19 October 2007 Updated: 9 January 2008
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RP Lemly Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patteson, October 2007

RP Lemly Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 3 December 2004