Colonel Frederick W. Bugbee

…commanded the 31st Infantry in Siberia from October 1919 to April 1920 (7 months).

Colonel_Frederick_W_BugbeeColonel Bugbee was born in California in 1874; served as a private with the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry “The Rough Riders” during the Spanish-American War where he was wounded and decorated for Bravery at Kettle Hill; was commissioned from the ranks in 1901; served in France during World War I; was serving in the Office of the Chief of Infantry as a colonel in 1932 when he died; and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.