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Colonel Derosey C. "Rosey" Cabell, II (1893 - 1966)

""Rosey""

The son of Major General Derosey Carroll Cabell, Sr and Martha Otis, he graduated from the US Military Academy, West Point, Class of 1916. He married Edith Morgan, daughter of Colonel George Horace M...

7/6/2008 6/17/2016

Sir Stephen Hastings MC (1921 - 2005)

Sir Stephen Lewis Edmonstone Hastings, MC, (4 May 1921, Knightsbridge, London – 10 January 2005, Wansford, Cambridgeshire) was a soldier, MI6 operative, Master of Foxhounds, author and Briti...

8/6/2011 6/12/2016

Gianni Agnelli MP (1921 - 2003)

"Gianni", "Giovanni Agnelli Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI"

better known as Gianni Agnelli, was an Italian industrialist and principal shareholder of Fiat. As the head of Fiat, he controlled 4.4% of Italy's GDP, 3.1% of its industrial workforce, and 16.5% of it...

1/24/2008 6/5/2016

John Fitch (1917 - 2012)

) John Cooper Fitch (August 4, 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana – October 31, 2012) was an American racing driver and inventor. He was the first American to race automobiles successfully in Europ...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

William A. Luetkemeyer (1920 - 2010)

William A. "Bill" Luetkemeyer, age 90, of St. Elizabeth, passed away Friday, April 16, 2010, at his home. He was born in Tuscumbia on March 9, 1920, son of the late William J. and Emma Elizabeth (Schwi...

3/3/2016 3/3/2016

In 1940, Walter purchased an airplane and learned how to fly. He enlisted in the RAF and fought in the Battle of Britain. In the first ten days of the North Africa Campaign, he flew forty missions befo...

9/16/2014 2/17/2016

Major General Robert "Roy" Elliott Urquhart, CB, DSO (28 November 1901 – 13 December 1988) was a British military officer. He became prominent for his role commanding the British 1st Airborne ...

11/14/2013 1/29/2016

Air Marshal Sir Thomas Walker Elmhirst KBE, CB, AFC, DL (15 December 1895 – 6 November 1982) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force in the first half of the 20th century and the first c...

3/14/2010 1/17/2016

Capt. Maurice L. Britt, Medal of Honor (1919 - 1995)

"Lee", "Maurice", "Morris"

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to BRITT, MAURICE L. Rank and organization: Captain (then Lieutenant), U.S. Army, ...

11/7/2011 1/13/2016

Kermit K. Beahan (August 9, 1918 – March 10, 1989) was a career officer in the United States Air Force and its predecessor United States Army Air Forces during World War II. He was the bomba...

1/10/2016 1/10/2016

General Sir Neil Methuen Ritchie GBE KCB DSO MC KStJ (29 July 1897 – 11 December 1983) was a senior British army officer during the Second World War.

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

General Sir John Whiteley GBE KCB MC (1896 - 1970)

"Jock Whiteley"

) General Sir John Francis Martin Whiteley GBE KCB MC (7 June 1896 – 20 May 1970) was Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff. A career British Army officer, Whiteley was commissioned in 19...

12/19/2015 12/19/2015

Engagement Notice An engagement of New Zealand interest, announced a few days ago, is that between Robin Quentin Featherston Johnston, the Durham Light Infrantry, eldest son of Mr. Harold Johnston, K...

2/17/2015 12/13/2015

Roy Nicolas Courlander (1914 - 1979)

Roy Courlander Wikipedia Courlander,Roy Nicolas-Biography-Te Ara

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

George W. Grisamer (1917 - 1942)

12/22/2014 10/1/2015

Willem Andries de Beer (c.1882 - c.1965)

A True hero and decorated soldier who lied about his advanced age and ended up fighting in both WWI and WWII. Serving in North Africa and in Europe, he was captured and declared missing in action, pres...

9/1/2015 9/1/2015

Norman Daniel "Dutch" Cota, Sr. (May 30, 1893 – October 4, 1971) was a United States Army general during World War II. Cota was heavily involved in the planning and execution of the invasion of ...

9/29/2010 8/17/2015

Dr. Charleton Royal Schwartz, MD (1910 - 2007)

""Chuck" "Dr. Schwartz""

* * * Dr. Charleton Royal Schwartz, MD was selected to serve in the US Army 59th Evacuation Unit. He spent three years service in the North African Campaign, the Invasion of Sicily, the Italian Peninsu...

8/19/2014 7/24/2015

James Tuhiwai, Captain (1910 - 1942)

5/21/2011 7/12/2015

Francis William Billado (March 3, 1907—September 13, 1966 ) was a Vermont Attorney and military officer who served as Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard. Early life Francis W. ...

6/9/2015 6/9/2015

Colonel Alden Partridge Colvocoresses (1918-March 27, 2007), USA (Ret.), developed in 1973 - 1979 the Space-oblique Mercator projection with John Parr Snyder and John L. Junkins. Colvocoresses was th...

4/5/2012 6/9/2015

William Congdon (1912 - 1998)

William Grosvenor Congdon (April 15, 1912, Providence, Rhode Island – April 15, 1998, Milan, Italy) was an American painter who gained notoriety as an artist in New York City in the 1940s, but...

5/20/2015 5/20/2015

Gordon Raymond Coleman (1918 - 2011)

11/29/2009 5/19/2015

Quentin Roosevelt II (November 4, 1919 – December 21, 1948) was the fourth child and youngest son of Theodore "Ted" Roosevelt III and Eleanor Butler Alexander. He was the namesake of his unc...

3/25/2007 5/17/2015

Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. (February 18, 1918 – May 31, 1990), the first child of Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt and...

4/27/2009 5/17/2015

Henry A. C. Cousens (1912 - d.)

Born 2 May 1912 (Registration in District of Kingston, Surrey, UK) and christened Henry A.C. Cousens. Twin to Gordon B.F. Cousens (Bryce). 1920 Placed in boarding school in England with his twin brot...

4/4/2008 5/16/2015

Jullian served in the Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF) during WW2, with the 30 Infantry Battalion. He was killed in North Africa.

6/20/2013 5/14/2015

LBJ's attorney general Nicholas deBelleville Katzenbach (January 17, 1922 – May 8, 2012) was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney General during the Lyndon B. Johnson admi...

1/7/2012 4/30/2015

Leonard Royce Fuller (1925 - 1945)

Died of his wounds in Naples, Italy, aged 20 years. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website confirms that a Trooper L.R. Fuller died on May 29, 1945, service number SR/230365V and attached to ...

2/6/2008 4/25/2015

Keith McGavin (1905 - 1995)

Thomas Edward Keith McGavin, known as Keith. Reported missing in action WW2. Subsequently reported not missing in action, 2 Jun 1941 Reported prisoner of war, 20 Jan 1942 Never married. Crema...

6/6/2011 4/20/2015

Lewen Basil Oswald Tugwell July 31, 1917 Birthplace: Cooper Wing, Ramsey Hospital, Tallital, Naini Tal, India. Aug 24 1917 Baptism at St. John's in the Wilderness Church, Naini Tal, U.P., India - God...

3/23/2008 4/8/2015

Sometime Kirikopuni farmer, Ralf Walden Harding, could probably qualify as one of New Zealand’s longest serving and most loyal non-professional soldiers. Born on leap year day, 29th February 1...

4/3/2015 4/3/2015

Colonel John R. Kane (1907 - 1996)

"Killer Kane"

John Riley Kane (January 5, 1907 – May 29, 1996) was a colonel in the United States Army Air Forces and later the United States Air Force who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, t...

3/22/2015 3/22/2015

East Africa North Africa East Africa: 21 October 1940 to 15 June 1941 and Middle East: 15 June 1941 to 24 October 1942 24 October 1942 El Alamein, Rifleman, R.P Wounded... While on a fixed bayonet ...

5/7/2014 3/15/2015

Harold Hilton Warren (1912 - 1942)

There is a memorial stone in St Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Kidd's Beach, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

8/21/2010 3/10/2015

Completed three years college and entered military service on May 13, 1940 at Atlanta, Georgia. Completed Bombardier and Navigator training in April, 1941. After the Tokyo Raid he served in North Afr...

3/4/2015 3/7/2015

Bernard Lige Austin (15 December 1902 – 21 September 1979) was a vice admiral of the United States Navy. His career included service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Cold War and comma...

3/3/2015 3/3/2015

Lewie Griffith Merritt (nicknamed "Griff") (June 26, 1897 – March 24, 1974) was a major general and early aviator in the United States Marine Corps. Merritt served over 30 years in the Marine ...

3/3/2015 3/3/2015

William Percival Hodgson (1910 - 1998)

William started out as a signaler in the 18 NZ Battalion before it changed to an armoured division where he eventually became a 2nd Lieutenant in the 18 New Zealand Armoured Regiment (unit in the 4th N...

11/26/2012 2/27/2015

Reginald Harden Hulley (1924 - 1945)

Eastern Province Herald Port Elizabeth, Thursday, July 19, 1945. SECOND MAJOR AIR DISASTER. 16 Men Killed at Khartoum. Ventura plane of shuttle service crashes. NO SURVIVORS. The Department of Defe...

2/10/2015 2/10/2015

Charles Upham, VC & Bar MP (1908 - 1994)

Captain Charles Hazlitt was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross (VC) twice during the Second World War: in Crete in May 1941, and at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July 1942. He was the last...

12/31/2014 12/31/2014

Lucas Majozi, DCM MP (1916 - 1969)

Lucas Majozi The highest award gained by an African soldier in the Second World War was the DCM (Distinguished Conduct Medal) awarded to a stretcher-bearer, Lucas Majozi (1916-1969). The DCM was th...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

Job Masego MP (deceased)

Lance Corporal Job Masego a South African soldier, was a Prisoner of War in North Africa during WWII. He made a bomb out of a condensed milk tin and gunpowder and at great risk to himself, destroyed ...

8/21/2014 8/21/2014

General Sir Harold English ('Pete') Pyman GBE KCB DSO (1908–1971) was a British Army General who achieved high office in the 1960s. He was the eldest son of Harold English Pyman and Christian ...

11/22/2011 8/17/2014

Colonel Demas T. Craw (1900 - 1942)

Demas Thurlow "Nick" Craw (April 9, 1900 – November 8, 1942) was a United States Army Air Forces officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of ...

8/13/2014 8/13/2014

General Lyman Lemnitzer (1899 - 1988)

Lyman Louis Lemnitzer (August 29, 1899 – November 12, 1988) was a United States Army general, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1960 to 1962. He then served as Supreme...

8/6/2014 8/6/2014

Joseph Benjamin Diedericks (1898 - 1987)

"Diedie"

As a little girl I spent hours just listening to stories my grandfather told me. I am so sorry that I did not ask more questions then, it would have made my search so much easier now. One story he re...

6/5/2011 8/5/2014

Noel Tempest Hamlyn (1921 - 1984)

12/2/2009 8/1/2014

Kingsley Hamlyn (1912 - 1981)

11/30/2009 8/1/2014

Chief Administration Officer 8th Army, North Africa Chief Administration Officer 21st Army Group, North-West Europe

6/12/2014 6/13/2014

James M. Wilson, Jr. (1918 - 2009)

. James Morrison Wilson, Jr. (July 8, 1918 – November 25, 2009) was an official in the United States Department of State who launched the State Department's annual country reports on human rig...

6/7/2014 6/7/2014

Arthur Stratton (1911 - 1975)

Arthur Mills Perce Stratton (1911 – 3 September 1975) was an American author and traveller. He was a playwright, a novelist, an OSS agent, a teacher in Turkey, and an assistant college profess...

5/28/2014 5/28/2014

General Sir Robert George Victor FitzGeorge-Balfour, KCB, CBE, DSO, MC (15 September 1913 – 28 December 1994) was a General officer in the British Army. Robert George Victor FitzGeorge-Balfour...

5/18/2011 5/2/2014

Andrew Jones MP (1896 - 1942)

Vroeg dood (45 jaar) in Egipte aan diens in die 2e Wereld Oorlog (as Onder-Luitenant in die Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorwee en Hawens brigade). Hy't as 'n rangeerder gewerk en 'n trein het het hom gedruk. Hy ...

2/25/2014 4/17/2014

Source : FamilySearch.org, "South Africa, Cape Province, Western Cape Archives Records 1796-1992", Port Elizabeth : Marriage records 1941-1942 vol 1/2/19/1/30, Image No.: 214 ====== "Christian [Rei...

12/6/2012 1/11/2014

Garnet E. Thompson (1923 - 2002)

MR. THOMPSON WAS A WW II VETERAN. HE SERVED WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY'S THIRD ARMY AND SAW NEARLY CONSTANT COMBAT FOR THREE AND A HALF YEARS WITH INFANTRY RECONNAISSANCE AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS UNITS....

1/10/2014 1/10/2014

He was Dip Serv: 3rd , 2nd Sec 1938 Paris and Moscow, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders and 1st SAS Regiment WW II, 2nd Lieutenant 1941, Captain 1942, Lieutenant-Colonel 1943, Brigadier cmdg British Miss...

3/30/2012 1/4/2014

Maj Patrick Hore-Ruthven (1913 - 1942)

Alexander Hardinge Patrick Hore-Ruthven (30 August 1913 – 24 December 1942) was a British soldier and poet. He was born in Quetta in India, the only surviving child of Alexander Hore-Ruthven a...

1/13/2011 12/30/2013

William Arthur Bampfylde Onslow, 6th Earl of Onslow KBE MC TD, DL (11 June 1913 – 3 June 1971), known as Viscount Cranley until 1945, was a British peer, politician and army officer. Onslow ...

12/22/2008 12/29/2013

Desire Louis Stephanus de Fortier (1922 - c.2005)

"Oupa Des"

Desire participated in the 2nd World War after falsifying information about his age (he was 16 at the time). He was involved in campaigns in North Africa and Italy.

5/12/2011 11/26/2013

Aston Wyatt Greathead MP (1921 - 2012)

Aston Wyatt Greathead (31 May 1921 - 18 July 2012)[1] was a New Zealand artist. He was born in Napier, the second of the five children of William John Edwin Greathead and Jane Greathead (née Wya...

11/23/2013 11/23/2013

General Alfred Gruenther (1899 - 1983)

Alfred Maximilian Gruenther (March 3, 1899-May 30, 1983) was the youngest World War II Major General and after the war, as a four-star General, served as the Supreme Allied Commander (SACEUR) in Eu...

3/6/2012 11/19/2013

Charles Wolcott Ryder, CB (January 16, 1892 – August 17, 1960), during World War II, was a U.S. Army Major General who commanded the 34th Infantry Division in the Mediterranean Theater of Oper...

11/19/2013 11/19/2013

General John Kenneth Cannon (March 2, 1892 – January 12, 1955) was a World War II Mediterranean combat commander and former chief of United States Air Forces in Europe for whom Cannon Air Forc...

1/18/2012 11/18/2013

Ezra Rollnick (1919 - c.1944)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jun 11 2016, 4:36:22 UTC

3/25/2009 11/18/2013

Field Marshal Sir Gerald Walter Robert Templer KG, GCB, GCMG, KBE, DSO (11 September 1898–25 October 1979) was a British military commander who fought in both World Wars. He is best known for ...

2/19/2011 11/17/2013

Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring (1885 - 1960)

"Smiling Albert", "Uncle Albert"

Albert Kesselring (30 November 1885 – 16 July 1960) was a German Luftwaffe Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. In a military career that spanned both World Wars, Kesselring became one ...

11/16/2013 11/16/2013

General Sir Richard Loudon McCreery GCB, KBE, DSO, MC (1 February 1898 – 18 October 1967), was a British career soldier, who was Chief of Staff to Field Marshal Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alex...

5/10/2012 11/15/2013

A battalion and deputy regimental commander from Sicily to Rome. Son of a general, grandson of a Congressional Medal of Honor winner, Jack Toffey had commanded American troops since the first landing...

11/14/2013 11/14/2013

) Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes, VC, MC (18 May 1917 – 18 November 1941) was a British recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award that can be ma...

11/14/2013 11/14/2013

Geoffrey Keyes (October 30, 1888 – September 17, 1967) was a highly decorated officer of the U.S. Army with the rank of Lieutenant General, who commanded the II Corps during World War II. Ea...

11/14/2013 11/14/2013

Captain Richard C. Steere (USN) (1909 - 2001)

"Commander Houdini"

From a contemporary press report: Richard C. Steere, a retired Navy captain who was the weather expert for General George S. Patton during the Anglo-American landing in North Africa in November 194...

11/12/2013 11/12/2013

John Huff Van Vliet Jr. was the son of Colonel John H. Van Vliet Sr. (USMA 1913). His great-grandfather was Stewart Van Vliet (USMA 1840) who fought on the Union side and was nominated general during t...

11/12/2013 11/12/2013

William O. Darby (8 February 1911 – 30 April 1945) was an officer in the United States Army during World War II. Darby led the famous Darby's Rangers which evolved into the US Army Rangers a...

2/9/2013 11/11/2013

Henry Wilson (1881-1964), British army officer and a leading Allied commander in World War II (1939-1945). Henry Maitland Wilson was born at Stowlangtoft Hall in Suffolk and educated at Eton College in...

8/22/2009 11/11/2013

General Sir Richard Nugent O'Connor KT, GCB, DSO & Bar, MC, ADC (21 August 1889 – 17 June 1981) was a British Army general who commanded the Western Desert Force in the early years of World Wa...

2/19/2012 11/11/2013

on left in profile photo Major-General John Frederick Boyce Combe CB DSO & Bar (1 August 1895 - 12 July 1967) was a British Army officer before and during World War II. He was twice awarded the DSO...

2/19/2012 11/11/2013

Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck, GCB, GCIE, CSI, DSO, OBE (21 June 1884 – 23 March 1981), nicknamed "The Auk", was a British army commander during World War II. He was a care...

2/16/2012 11/11/2013

Lucian King Truscott, Jr. (January 9, 1895 – September 12, 1965) was a U.S. Army General, who successively commanded the 3rd Infantry Division, VI Corps, U.S. Fifteenth Army and U.S. Fifth...

1/31/2009 11/11/2013

Admiral of the Fleet The Rt. Hon. Sir Andrew Browne Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope KT, GCB, OM, DSO and two Bars (7 January 1883 – 12 June 1963), was a British admiral of the ...

6/8/2011 11/11/2013

Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., and Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., are one of only two sets of fathers and sons to have been awarded the Medal of Honor. The other set is Arthur and Douglas MacArthur. Theodore D...

3/25/2007 11/11/2013

John Breitling Coulter (1891–1983) was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. Coulter served during World Wars I and II and the Korean War. Early life Coulter was born on April ...

11/11/2013 11/11/2013

Manton Sprague Eddy (May 16, 1892 – April 10, 1962) was a Lieutenant General of the United States Army. Early life Eddy graduated from Shattuck Military School in Faribault, Minnesota in...

7/9/2008 11/10/2013

Lieutenant-General Sir Oliver William Hargreaves Leese, 3rd Baronet, KCB, CBE, DSO (27 October 1894 – 22 January 1978) was a British general during the Second World War. Early years Lees...

11/15/2011 11/10/2013

Ernest Nason Harmon (February 26, 1894 – November 13, 1979) was a United States Army general. He is best known for his actions in reorganizing U.S. II Corps after the debacle at the Battle o...

11/10/2013 11/10/2013

William Benjamin Kean (1897–1981) was a general in the United States Army. Early life He was born William Benjamin Kean, Jr., in Buffalo, New York on July 9, 1897. Kean graduated from th...

11/10/2013 11/10/2013

Stafford LeRoy Irwin Find A Grave Memorial# 49263908 Stafford LeRoy Irwin(March 23, 1893 – November 23, 1955) was a lieutenant general of the United States Army. He came from the family ...

11/10/2013 11/10/2013

United States Army General. Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in 1912, he became a Major General 1945, and retired in 1952. During World War II, from 1942 to 1944, he was commanding officer of the...

9/24/2011 11/10/2013

Colonel Edson Raff (1907 - 2003)

"Little Caesar"

Edson Duncan Raff (November 15, 1907 in New York City – March 11, 2003 in Garnett, Kansas) was an officer in the US Army and author of a book on paratroopers. He served as commanding officer...

11/9/2013 11/9/2013

Peter Conover Hains, III, born May 11, 1901, was an American Army cavalry officer and Major General who competed in the 1928 Olympic games in the modern pentathlon. Hains graduated from West Point in...

8/11/2012 11/9/2013

Hamilton Hawkins Howze (December 21, 1908–December 8, 1998) was born in West Point, New York, while his father, Major General Robert Lee Howze, an 1888 West Point graduate, was serving as Comm...

11/9/2013 11/9/2013

Louis Hightower graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1931. He retired in 1968 as a U.S. Army Major General. Citation: Distinguished Service Cross MAJOR GENERAL LOUIS V...

11/9/2013 11/9/2013

Lunsford Errett Oliver (March 17, 1889 – October 13, 1978) was an American soldier, who commanded the 5th Armored Division during World War II. Early life and Army Career Before World War II...

11/8/2013 11/8/2013

) Major General Terry de la Mesa Allen, Sr. (April 1, 1888 – September 12, 1969) was a division-level United States Army officer during World War II. Allen was a decorated World War I vetera...

9/23/2011 11/8/2013

Lieutenant General Hobart Raymond Gay (May 16, 1894, Rockport, Illinois – August 19, 1983, El Paso, Texas), nicknamed "Hap", was a United States Army general. Early military career H...

2/29/2012 11/8/2013

Orlando Ward (November 4, 1891 - February 4, 1972) was a career United States Army Officer. During World War II, as a Major General, he commanded the U.S. 1st Armored Division during Operation Torc...

2/18/2012 11/8/2013

William Hale Wilbur (September 24, 1888–December 27, 1979) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—...

11/8/2013 11/8/2013

Gen. John K. Waters (1906 - 1989)

John Knight Waters (December 20, 1906 – January 9, 1989) was a United States Army four-star general who served as commander, U.S. Army, Pacific from 1964 to 1966. He was also the son-in-law of...

6/15/2010 11/8/2013

Hugh Peter Fortescue, Viscount Ebrington (1920–1942), killed in action at El Alamein, unmarried. Hugh Peter FORTESCUE Viscount Ebrington was born in 1921. He died on 17 July 1942 in El Alamein...

8/22/2013 8/22/2013

Ruth Mary Briggs (December 7, 1910 – July 2, 1985) was born in Hopkinton, Rhode Island. She served as a lieutenant colonel in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and as secretary to General Walter Be...

8/20/2013 8/20/2013