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BG Harold Huston George

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BG Harold Huston George

Birth
Lockport, Niagara County, New York, USA
Death 30 Apr 1942 (aged 49)
Darwin, Darwin City, Northern Territory, Australia
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 9, Lot 5952
Memorial ID 46556802 View Source
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An "Ace" In World War I with the 139th Aero Squadron
In command of Far East Air Forces World War II
Died of injures of a plane crash April 29, 1942
Awarded DSC in World War I
Awarded DSM in World War II

from FAG contributer af

Chicago Tribune (IL) - May 26, 1942

Gen. H. H. George Funeral Today; Killed in Australia

Washington, D. C., May 25 (AP). -- The war department today announced that the funeral of Brig. Gen. Harold II. George of Los Angeles, Cal., would be held tomorrow afternoon at Fort Myer, Va., with burial in Arlington National cemetery. Gen. George, air officer on the staff of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, was killed April 30 in an airplane accident in Australia. Eight officers of the army air force will be honorary pallbearers, including Maj. Gen. Millard F. Harmon,
chief of the air staff.


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  • Maintained by: Kevin Mansfield
  • Originally Created by: P Fazzini
  • Added: 11 Jan 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 46556802
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/46556802/harold-huston-george : accessed ), memorial page for BG Harold Huston George (14 Sep 1892–30 Apr 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 46556802, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Mansfield (contributor 47961294) .