A correspondent for the London News, he was killed in the crash of a military transport plane in India on March 25, 1944. Among the others killed in the crash was Major General Orde Charles Wingate, the British General and Zionist leader. They were all buried in a common grave in Section 12 of Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 1950 as none were identifiable.
- WAR CORR ALLIED BRITISH
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/24/1944
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/10/1950
- BURIED AT: SECTION 12 SITE 288
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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