March 1923

The Funeral of Major William P. Biddle

Volume 8, Issue 1

The funeral of Major General William P. Biddle, former Commandant of the Marine Corps, was held with full military honors at Washington on Saturday, March 24, 1923. Services were held at Epiphany Protestant Episcopal Church, Thirteenth and G Streets, at ten o'clock in the morning, following which the funeral procession, consisting of a regiment of Marines, one battalion of bluejackets, a squadron of cavalry and a battery of field artillery, together with the Marine band and the Fifth Regiment Band of Quantico, proceeded to the National Cemetery at Arlington, where the interment took place.

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