Unit: M Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Cavalry Regiment
Enlisted: New York City, New York
Hometown: Newark, New Jersey
Campaign: Philippine Insurrection
Date of casualty: 4-Aug-1902
Cause of death: Robert M. Topping died from asiatic cholera.
Location of fatality: Vigan, Philippines
Notes: Repatriated on board the Sheridan. Received in San Francisco December 15, 1904.
Place of interment: San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California, USA