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Patton George S.

Name:
George S. Patton
Rank:
General
Serial Number:
O-002605
Unit:
3rd US Army
Date of Death:
1945-12-23
State:
California
Cemetery:
Luxembourg American Cemetery, Hamm, Luxembour
Plot:
P
Row:
1
Grave:
1
Decoration:
WWI: DSC, DSM, Silver Star, PH; WWI: DSC, DSM, LOM, Bronze Star,
Comments:

Born 11 Nov 1885, USMA 1909, 1912 Olympian in modern Pentathalon, first commander of the US Army Armor School, WWI tank service in France, WWII service in North Africa, Sicily, across France, and in the battle of the Bulge, killed in a traffic accident outside Mannheim, Germany