Joseph Louis Ready

Joseph Louis Ready

Brighton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 14 Feb 1955 (aged 59)
Pinellas County, Florida, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 2, Site: 4869 R H
Memorial ID 49354545 · View Source
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Services for Brig. Gen. Joseph L. Ready, native of Brighton, will be tomorrow at Arlington National Cemetery.

He died Monday at Bay Pines Veterans Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 59.

Ready was assistant commander of the famed Seventh Infantry Division during the campaigns of Kiske, Leyte, and Okinawa in World War II, and the first operational commander at Seoul, Korea.

He retired in 1950 and for the past two years has made his home in St. Peterburg. He formerly lived in Oakland, Me.

He leaves his wife; a son, two daughters, a brother, and two sisters.

[Thurs, Feb 17, 1955 Boston Traveler Page: 14]

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49354545
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Louis Ready (17 Nov 1895–14 Feb 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49354545, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .