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Arthur Williams Gubisch

Birthplace: Glogan, Germany
Death: Died in Labangon, Cebu, Cebu Island, Philippines
Place of Burial: Cebu, Cebu Island, Philippines
Immediate Family:

Husband of Fanny Reyes Gubisch
Father of Else Amparo Reyes Gubisch Bansuelo; Clarence Reyes Gubisch; <private> Torres (Gubisch); Alvin Reyes Gubisch; Dorothy Reyes GUBISCH and 3 others

Occupation: Constabulary Inspector
Managed by: Vidda Chan
Last Updated:

About Arthur Williams Gubisch

Arrived in the U.S. in 1888 at the age of twelve. It is so far undetermined which port he arrived in or who his parents are. U.S. Census show he enlisted twice in the U.S. Infantry, the first time on June 15, 1894 in Chicago, Illinois. At the end of his tour of duty, he reenlisted at Crook, Nebraska, January 22 1898. During this period he was in the U.S. Infantry (Army) and fought in Spanish American War. And though he remained in the Philippines, he returned to the U.S. to maintain his U.S. Citizenship status.

Certificate of U.S. Naturalization No. OL-33,416 (Application No. 1300-19399, 1300-122648.

Enlisted Jun 15, 1894; Private, Company G, Second Regiment of Infantry in Chicago, Illinois, per Letter of Discharge, issued by Major General Wm. E. Bergin, The Adjutant General, ACAD O FFB/DD Form 303A. Fought in Spanish American war in Philippines

Spanish American war veteran, discharged honorably with excellent character Sept 14, 1897 at Fort Yates, No. Dakota.

After discharge, remained in Philippines, serving as part of U.S.Government Thomasite project to rebuild country patterning government and educational system after U.S. (See document on file with Vidda Chan.)

Teacher, Manila, Pg. 523, Report of the Phil. Commission- USA, June 30, 1901, Report of Auditor to Secretary of Finance & Justice

Constabulary Inspector, per Notarized letter/Doc 33, Page No. 96, December 31, 1948, Proceso E. Sebastian

Buried in Veterans Plot, Municipal Cemetery, Lagangon, Cebu. No grave or plotnumber. In possession of widow, Fanny Gubisch. (Document: "Report of the Death of An American Citizen, Amerian Foreign Service" Form No. FS 192, Copy of Document on file with Vidda Chan.) Service was held at The Church of Christ, with Rev. Alvin Ray Carlson officiating. on December 16, 1952. (Document: Cover letter from Peter J. Peterson, American Vice Consul, Cebu, December 17, 1952.)

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Arthur Williams Gubisch's Timeline

January 28, 1873
Glogan, Germany
June 15, 1894
- September 14, 1897
Age 21
Chicago, Illinois, United States
January 21, 1898
- January 20, 1901
Age 24
Manila, Philippines
Age 27
November 10, 1910
Age 37
Ballesteros, Cagayan Valley, Philippines
May 21, 1912
Age 39
April 23, 1918
Age 45
Aparri, Cagayan, Mindanao, Philippines
April 1, 1925
Age 52
NCR, Philippines