- James Basevi Ord
James Basevi Ord (
March 15, 1892- January 30, 1938) was a US Army Lieutenant Colonel killed in an air crash at Camp John Hay, Philippines. At the time, Ord was serving as the Assistant Military Advisor to the Commonwealth of the Philippines, under US Military Advisor General MacArthur.
Upon his death, Ord was replaced by Major Sutherland.
Camp General Servillano Aquinowas formerly called Camp Ord.
*1911 - 1915 -- Attends United States Military Academy (USMA) -
West Point, New York
**Graduated As No. 5378 and commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant
*1915 - 1917 --
6th Infantry Regiment
**1916 - 1917 --
Mexican Expeditionary Forces
***1916 - Promoted to 1st Lieutenant
April 12, 1916 -- Wounded at Battle of Parraland recommended for the Medal of Honor
***1917 - Promoted to Captain
*June - July 1917 -- 54th Infantry Regiment
*1917 - 1918 -- Instructor of Modern Languages at USMA
*1918 -- Intelligence Officer & Assistant Adjutant -- USMA
*1918 -- The
*1924 -- Promoted to
Major (United States)
*1932 -- Assistant Military Attaché to
*1932 - 1933 -- Attends the
Army War College
*1933 - 1935 -- Instructor of Section G-2, Army War College
*1935 - 1938 -- Assistant Military Advisor to the
Commonwealth of the Philippines
January 30, 1938-- killed in air crash at Baguio City
*Distinguished Service Medal
Ord was the son of Captain
James Thompson Ordand Rose Basevi. He was the grandson of Major General Edward Ortho Cresap Ord.
Ord is buried in Section 2 of
Arlington National Cemetery.
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