Henry Franklin Mcconnell born 25 July 1894 in Vernon, Texas. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.He was a Quartermaster First Class in the United States Coast Guard from 18 October 1926 to 12 September 1927 and died in the line of duty on 12 September 1927 in Charleston, Massachusetts.
He was listed as single and resident of Murphy, (Cherokee County) North Carolina.
All this is from military records. Family stories indicate he may have had a daughter at time of death. His father was Henry Franklin McConnell, born 1867 in Covington, Georgia.
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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