Kannengiesser, Alexander

Rank: Private

Unit: M Trp, 2d Cavalry

Enlisted: 7 December 1904 in San Francisco, California. He was 25 yrs 2 mos.

Date of birth: 1879

Hometown: Torgau, Germany

Occupation prior to enlistment: Clerk

Campaign: Philippines

Died: 22 March 1905

Age at death: 25 or 26

Cause of death: Malarial fever

Location of fatality: Manila, Philippine Islands

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Place of interment: San Francisco National Cemetery in San Francisco, California

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Note: He stood 5’10½” with blue eyes, light brown hair, and fair complexion.