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Biography Edit

Chevalier Lt. Gen. William Wilson Quinn was born on 1 November 1907 in Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland, USA and to William Samuel Quinn (1883 - 1941) and Alice Sterling Wilson (1881 - 1946) died on 11 September 2001 at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, DC, USA , he is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia, USA. He married Sara-Bette "Bette" Williams (1918 - 2004) on 16 December 1939 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA.

Chevalier

Lt. Gen. William Wilson Quinn

Nickname

"Buffalo Bill"

Born

November 1, 1907

Crisfield, Somerset, Maryland

Died

September 11, 2001

Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, DC

Burried at

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia

Allegiance

United States of America

Service/Branch

United States Army

Rank

Lieutenant General

Unit

  • United States 7th Army
  • United States Army Europe 17th Infanfry Regimient

Commands Held

  • 34 Infanfry Regiment (USA)
  • 17th Infanftry Regiment (USA)
  • United States Army Europe (USA)

Battles/Wars

World War II

 *Battle of the Bulge
  **Battle of Bastogne
  **Operation Nordwind
*Vosges Mountains

Korea

*Battle of Inchon

Early LifeEdit

World War IIEdit

  • Battle of the Vosgages Mountains
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Siege of Bastogne
  • Operation Dragoon

KoreaEdit

  • Battle of Chuncheon
  • Battle of Old Baldy
  • Battle of Mt. Teami
  • Battle of Inchon

AwardsEdit

  • Knight Order of the Legion d'honneur
  • Officer Order of the Legion d'honneur
  • Order of St. George; 3rd Class
  • Croix de Guerre
  • Vietnam Gallantry Cross
  • Distinguished Service Medal
  • Silver Star
  • Legion of Merit
  • Bronze Star
  • Purple Heart
  • Air Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army of Occupation Medal
  • National Defense Medal
  • Korean Service Medal
  • Vietnam Service Medal
  • American Defense Service Medal
  • European-African-Middle-Eastern Campaign Meda
  • World War II Victoria Medal
  • United Natitions Service Medal for Korea
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
  • Vietnam Campaign Medal

Genealogy/Ancestry Edit

Lineage Edit

William White Quinn (1838 - 1908)

m. Mary Celcilia Clarke (1847 - 190)

William Samuel Quinn (1883 - 1946)

m. Alice Sterling Quinn (1881 - 1971)

Chevalier Lt. Gen. William Wilson Quinn (1907 - 2001)

m. Sara-Bette Williams (1918 - 2004)

Sally Sterling Quinn (b. 1941)

m. Chevalier Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (1921 - 2014)

Quinn Josiah Crowninshield Bradlee (b. 1982)

DescendantsEdit

William White Quinn (1838 - 1908)

m. Mary Celcilia Clarke (1847 - 190)

William Samuel Quinn (1883 - 1946)

m. Alice Sterling Quinn (1881 - 1971)

Chevalier Lt. Gen. William Wilson Quinn (1907 - 2001)

m. Sara-Bette Williams (1918 - 2004)

of Chevalier Lt. Gen. William Wilson Quinn and Sara-Bette Williams Edit

Sally Sterling Quinn (b. 1941)

m. Chevalier Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (1921 - 2014)

Donna (Quinn) Robbins (Living)

Dr. William Wilson Quinn, Jr. (Living)

of Sally Sterling Quinn and Chevalier Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee Edit

Quinn Josiah Crowninshield Bradlee (b. 1982)

ReferencesEdit

Birth

Marriage

Children

Occupation

Death

Burial

Genealogy/Ancestry

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