Major General Roland Haddaway del Mar
Born February 11, 1908 in Indiana
Second Lieutenant 1932
Lieutenant Colonel (AUS) 1944
Brigadier General 1956
Major General 1962
Student, Cavalry School 1941-42
Student, Armed Forces Staff College 1953-54
Assistant Division Commander, 4th Armored Division 1956-58
Readiness Officer, Allied Forces, Southern Europe 1958-59
Operations Officer, Allied Forces, Southern Europe 1959-60
Commander, Combat Command “A”, 1st Armored Division 1960-61
Commanding General, Puerto Rico & Antilles Command 1961-63
Director, Inter-American Defense College 1963-66
Legion of Merit – Bronze Star Medal
Roland Haddaway del Mar was born on 11 February 1908 and died on 19 January 1982. He was buried in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Elizabeth Catherine Adams del Mar (27 August 1907-20 October 1994) is buried with him.
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