Colonel, U.S. Army. Awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Purple Heart.
Born at Fort Sheridan Military Reservation to Captain, later Colonel, Joseph Lee and Isoline (Howard) Gilbreth.
Married Leona Lucy Ferrandou about March 1929 in Eufaula, Alabama.
1927 USMA graduate; commissioned Infantry. Commander of Combat Command R (CCR) of the Ninth Armored Division, he was one of the officers in charge of American armor facing the Germans east of Bastogne in the early days of the Battle of the Bulge.
For additional details on his Army career, see:USMA Cullum Register entries.
World War II
July 27 1905
November 29 1962
BSM - PH
Leona F Brooks
Joseph Howard Gilbreth
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