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Carl Herndon Seals
Brigadier General, United States Army
BRIGADIER GENERAL CARL SEALS
Adjutant Under MacArthur Dies
P.O.W. for 3 Years

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, October 30, 1955 - Brigadier General Carl H. Seals, U.S.A., retired, died here today at the United States Naval Hospital.  His age was 72.  He had been confined to the hospital here since September 3 when he suffered a heart attack.

General Seals had been Adjutant General of the United States Army Forces in the Far East under General Douglas MacArthur and was serving under the late general Jonathan Wainwright when Corregidor was surrendered to the Japanese on May 6, 1942.  From that date until August 22, 1945, General Seals was a prisoner of war.  He was liberated in a prison camp in Manchuria by the advancing Russians and retired upon his return to the United States.

Survivors are a brother, Biscoe Seals of Jackson, Tennessee, and a sister, Mrs. Robert L. Gregory of Birmingham, Alabama.

He is buried with his wife, Margaret Byroade Seals, who died while the General was still a prisoner of war.


SEALS, CARL HERNDON
BRIG GEN
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/31/1882
DATE OF DEATH: 10/29/1955
BURIED AT:  SECTION 6
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

SEALS, MARGARET BYROADE W/O CARL H
DATE OF DEATH: 05/22/1945
BURIED AT: SECTION 6
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 

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Posted: 24 October 2007

CH Seals Gravsite PHOTO October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007