From a contemporary press report:
Daniel F. McCafferty, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army (retired) of Arlington, Virginia, died on Wednesday, November 20, 2002.
Colonel McCafferty was a decorated World War II Veteran of the North Africa and Italian Campaigns.
Beloved husband of the late Amy C. McCafferty; father of Geraldine Newman, William McCafferty, Michael McCafferty, Elizabeth McCafferty, Therese McCafferty, Mary Ann Case, Thomas McCafferty and Margaret Waters; brother of James McCafferty, Elizabeth Gaberino and the late Mary Ann McCafferty, Margaret Flaherty and Geraldine Thompson; grandfather of Heather, Amy and William McCafferty, Catherine and Cara McCafferty, Nina, Amanda and Alexander Case and the late John Paul Newman and Baby McCafferty.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 17, St. Ann's Catholic Church, 10th and N. Frederick Sts., Arlington, Virginia. Interment follows at 3 p.m., Arlington National Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
MCCAFFERTY, DANIEL F
LTC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/27/1911
DATE OF DEATH: 11/20/2002
BURIED AT: SECTION 37 SITE 33
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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