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Albert H. Acher

6 Jun 1885 -

26 Aug 1924

  Col. Albert H. Acher 

Colonel Albert H. Achre died Tuesday at his home in Lake Forest near Chicago from an infection of the heart. Col. Achre was born in Greenville, Pa., June 6, 1885.

He was an honor graduate of the 1909 class of the United States Military Academy. Col. Achre made an enviable record during the war as Commander of the 4th Regiment of engineers and later attached to the 27th division. He is survived by his widow who is the daughter of Maj. General H.F. Hodges, retired, and 3 children.


GREENVILLE RECORD ARGUS-- August 29, 1924 --Friday--Page 8




Special to the New York Times 

Chicago, Aug. 27, ----Colonel Albert H. Acher died yesterday at his home in Lake Forest. Colonel Acher was 39 years old. He was an honor graduate from the United States Military Academy, being assigned to the Engineer Corps and aiding in the construction of the Panama Canal. During the World War he commanded the Fourth Regiment of Engineers and was later transferred to another regiment in the Twenty-seventh Division. He received the Distinguished Service Medal and was cited for gallantry in constructing bridges across the River Vesle under fire. Since the war Colonel Acher had been engaged in general construction business here. He leaves a widow, the daughter of Major Gen. H.F. Hodges, retired and three daughters.



Both obituaries submitted by Bob McKeon




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