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 Joseph Howard Gilbreth

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Joseph Howard Gilbreth

Birth
Deerfield, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Death 29 Nov 1962 (aged 57)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section PC, Site 8-C
Memorial ID 57608913 View Source
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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.


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Joseph
Howard
Gilbreth

Illinois

Colonel
U.S. Army
World War II
July 27 1905
November 29 1962
BSM - PH


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  • Added: 24 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 57608913
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57608913/joseph-howard-gilbreth : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Howard Gilbreth (27 Jul 1905–29 Nov 1962), Find a Grave Memorial ID 57608913, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by JCBVA (contributor 47114647) .