|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1893|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 1945|
The Stars and Stripes June 1945
Borneo Commander Dies Natural Death
Washington (UP) – Rear Admiral Forrest Betton Royal 52, of New York, commander of the Recent amphibious operations at Brunel Bay, Borneo, June 10 and 11, died June 18 of natural causes, the Navy announced Wednesday.
The Stars and Stripes 23 June 1945
Admiral Royal Dies
Washington, June 22 (ANS)
Rear Adm. Forrest B. Royal, 52, commander of an amphibious force in the Pacific, died Monday of natural causes, Secretary of the Navy James V. Forrestal announced yesterday. Adm. Royal, a native of New York City, was in command of the Amphibious operations in the Brunei Bay area on the northwest coast of Borneo June 10 and 11 and accompanied Gen. Douglas MacArthur on a visit to the battle area.
Time Magazine 2 July 1945
Died. Rear Admiral Forrest B. Royal. 52, stocky commander of amphibious operations in this month's Brunei Bay invasion of northwest Borneo, veteran of Leyte and Luzon, onetime secretary to the Joint Chiefs of Staff; of coronary thrombosis; at sea.
Katharine Knight Royal (1895 - 1985)
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 11 Site 597 S H
Created by: williamknight57
Record added: Dec 21, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17105042
Thank you for your great service in preserving our country's freedom. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.|
Charles A. Lewis
Added: Feb. 9, 2011
REST IN PEACE|
Added: Dec. 31, 2006