Lieutenant Colonel Francis C. Endicott

…commanded the 31st Infantry Regiment in the Philippines from April to October 1923 (7 months).

Colonel Endicott was born in 1879 in Indiana; served in Cuba as a sergeant during the Spanish-American War; was commissioned from the ranks in 1901; earned a citation for bravery while serving with the 91st Division during World War I; served as interim commander of the 31st Infantry while awaiting Colonel Uline’s arrival; retired as a colonel; died in 1964; and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.