Ernest Alonzo Ware (1886 – 1918)



Captain, United States Corps of Engineers.

Born in Somerville, Mass., August 22, 1886.

Prepared at the Somerville English High School.

Entered the Institute in 1905.

Graduated in the Course in Sanitary Engineering in 1909.

Member of the Freshman Tug-of-War Team.

Attended the first officers’ training camp at Plattsburg, N. Y., and was commissioned first lieutenant on May 15, 1917. After training at Camp Upton and Camp Lee he sailed with the 506th Service Battalion (Engineers) for France, on January 1, 1918. He was stationed as a provost officer at and near Bordeaux. On October 11 he died of pneumonia. After his death his parents received his commission as captain, dated September 27, 1918.”

Source:  Technology’s War Record, by MIT Alumni Association and the War Records Committee, 1920, page 109

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