Major General HERSEY Mark Leslie

Major General HERSEY Mark Leslie[1]

Male 1863 - 1934  (70 years)

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  • Name HERSEY Mark Leslie 
    Prefix Major General 
    Born 1 Dec 1863  Stetson, Penobscot, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID B07A0D38EB9ED5118A064445535400009E20 
    Died 22 Jan 1934  Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 22 Jan 1934  Arlington, Arlington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    Arlington National Cemetery 
    • (section south site 1618.)
    MG Mark Leslie & Elizabeth (Noyes) Hersey gravestone
    MG Mark Leslie & Elizabeth (Noyes) Hersey gravestone
    Notes 
    • Mark Leslie Hersey of Maine
      Appointed from Maine, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1883 (59)
      Commissioned Additional Second Lieutenant, 19th United States Infantry, 12 June 1887
      Second Lieutenant, 9th United States Infantry, 30 August 1887
      First Lieutenant, 12th United States Infantry, 16 December 1894
      Captain, 9th United States Infantry, 2 March 1899 Mark Leslie Hersey, born in Stetson, Maine, 1 December 1863, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1887 and served with the 9th Infantry in Arizona until 1891.

      He was Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Maine during the next 4 years.

      He fought in Cuba during the Spanish-American War and again served with the 9th Infantry in the Philippines during the hostilities in China during the Boxer Rebellion.
      After participating in the Samar Campaign in the Philippines, he returned to the United States in 1902.

      During World War I, as commander of the 4th Division, A.E.F., he participated in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal, the French Legion of Honor and the Croix de Guerre with Palm. Promoted to Major General 20 September 1924, he retired from active duty 2 November. Major General Hersey died at Tampa, Florida, 22 January 1934.

      U.S.S. General M.L. Hersey (AP148) was launched April, 1944 in his honor.

      General Hersey was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Elizabeth Noyes Hersey (1863-1932) is buried with him.
    Person ID I8399  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2012 

    Family NOYES Elizabeth "Lizzie" S.,   b. 28 May 1863, Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1932  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 16 Sep 1887  Waterville, Kennebec, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Lieutenant Commander HERSEY Mark Leslie, Jr.,   b. 8 Jul 1888, Whipple Barracks, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1974, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F3064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Dec 1863 - Stetson, Penobscot, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1887 - Waterville, Kennebec, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jan 1934 - Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Arlington National Cemetery - Aft 22 Jan 1934 - Arlington, Arlington, Virginia
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  • Photos
    MG Mark L. Hersey
    MG Mark L. Hersey
    MG Mark L. Hersey
    MG Mark L. Hersey
    Veteran & Patriot of World War I
    Veteran & Patriot of World War I

  • Sources 
    1. [S106] Internet Online Homepage, http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/mlhersey.htm.

    2. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #19887528 [Earl Munday] 6/14/2007.

    3. [S65] Book-Noyes-The Noyes Descendants, Vol. I, p.127.