Frederick Winant of Virginia. Born 2 August 1892 and died 21 February 1967. Captain Winant served in World War I and received the Distinguished Service Cross and the Silver Star for his service. He is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Information regarding his life and career continues.
Courtesy of Michael Stein:
Captain Frederick Winant
Born in New Jersey August 2, 1892
Private Squadron A, New York Cavalry June-December 1916
2nd Lieutenant (ORC) August 15, 1917
Captain (ORC) August 17, 1918
Hon. discharged December 8, 1919
2nd Lieutenant October 26, 1917
1st Lieutenant (Temporary) November 19, 1917
1st Lieutenant June 12, 1919
Ret. December 15, 1919
Promoted Captain (Ret.) June 21, 1930
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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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