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William Richard Arnold
Major General, United States Army


The World War II Chief of Army Chaplains. He was the first chaplain to attain the rank of General in United States military history. He later served as Auxiliary Bishop of New York City and wrote "Soldiers of God."

He died in 1965 and was buried in Section 2-E of Arlington National Cemetery.

William Richard Arnold Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Ron Williams

Updated: 20 December 2001  Updated: 11 May 2004 Updated: 29 October 2006

WR Arnold Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004