Colonel, United States Army
His private memorial in Section 2 of Arlington
National Cemetery reads:
"Born: Boston, Massachusetts, 1896.
Died: Nelson, New Zealand, November 8, 1974.
World War I: St. Mihiel and Meuse Argonne
Offensives, GHO, France.
World War II: Naples, Fogia, Arno and Southern
France. HQ, Mediterranean Theater.
Office Of The Order of the British Empire,
Order of the University of France, Commander of the Nichan Jetirharef of
Tunis of the Aztec Eagle of Mexico and of Aedon Calderon of Ecuador."
His wife, Elizabeth Jenkins Higgins, her private
memorial in Section 2 reads:
"Died: Washington, D.C. May 14, 1954.
She was good as she was fair; none on earth
As pure in thought as Angels are.
To know her was to love her."
Updated: 7 March 2003
Updated: 22 April 2004 Updated: 27 November 2005 Updated: 1 January 2006
Updated: 17 October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 22 April 2004