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As published in the Alumni Record, Painesville High School, Painesville, Ohio
Compiled and Published by the Painesville High School Alumni Association in 1925
Transcribed by Linda Jeffery, November 2004.
Entered employ of H.P. Cumings C.E. in September 1899 and remained with him studying and practicing land surveying and general engineering until 1903, when he entered the United States Military Academy West Point, N.Y. from which he was graduated in 1907 as Second Lieutenant U.S. Army.
Served with various regiments of Infantry in Cuba, Texas, Georgia and Hawaii and with Signal Corps in Hawaii. Aide-de-Camp to Brig. General R.W. Hoyt 1911-1913; Major Inf. 1917 and assigned as Signal Officer Camp Lewis, Washington and 91st Division. Graduated Signal School A.E. F. Langres France 1918. Served with 91st Division in 1st Army Defensive Sector and the San Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne and Ypres-Lys Offensives as Lieutenant Colonel Signal Corps, Division Signal Officer.
Received decorations from France as follows: Croix de Guerre, Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, Officer of the Black Star.
After the Armistice served in the Army of Occupation in the Rhineland commanding the Perimeter Guard of the American Bridgehead east of Coblenz. Invalided to the United States, March, 1920 and retired from active service for disability incident thereto August, 1920.
Detailed on active duty May. 1921 as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Los Angeles, Calif. Resides in Glendale Calif. and is Commissioner of Verdugo Hills, District Council Boy Scouts of America.
Married October 8, 1908, to Miss Marion Moodey at Painesville, Ohio. A son Charles L. Wyman, Jr. born at Painesville, October 30, 1910, is now attending High School in Glendale.
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