Necrology, 2016-2019

The following members have been reported deceased since the printing of the 2016 roster

Frank Nathan Aldrich, Jr. (1997) 
born Jackson, Michigan, 8 June 1923 1923 
died Brockton, Massachusetts, 16 March 2017 
Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Corps; Major, U.S. Air Force Reserve; World War II 
Great-great-great-great-great grandson of Lt. Col. John Butterick, Col. Nixon’s Regiment.

George Herbert Walker Bush (2000) 
born Milton, Massachusetts, 12 June 1924 
died Houston, Texas, 30 November 2018 
President of the United States, 1989-93.

Cass Canfield, Jr. (1993) 
born New York, New York, 4 May 1923 
died New York, New York, 30 July 2013 
Signal Corps, U.S. Army; World War II 
Great-great-great grandson of Capt. Jonathan Cass, Second Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line. Original Member.

Dr. Barry Joseph Carroll (2003) 
born Highland Park, Illinois, 22 January 1944 
died Lake Forest, Illinois, 23 December 2018 
Collateral representative of Lt. Col. Benjamin Holden, Massachusetts Continental line. Wounded in action.

William Harley Dartt, Sr. (1996)
born Elizabeth City, North Carolina, 22 November 1929 
died Oxford, North Carolina, 17 February 2019
Captain, U.S. Army Reserve, 1959-65; Korean War
Great-great-great-great grandnephew of Lt. Jonathan Harney, Delaware Regiment.

Bradbury Poor Foss (2005) 
born New York, New York, 4 April 1935 
died Washington, District of Columbia, 4 July 2019 
U.S. Army Reserve, 1959-65 
Great-great-great-great grandson of Brig. Gen. Enoch Poor, Continental Army. Died in Service.

Grant Horace Greeley, M.D. (1975) 
born Brooklyn, New York, 17 September 1953 
died Brooklyn, New York, 3 May 2013 
Major, Medical Corps, U.S. Army 
Great-great-great-great-great grandnephew of Capt. William Ellis, Third Regiment, New Hampshire Continental Line.

Thomas Jerome Hudner, Jr. (2001) MH, NDSM, LM, BSM(V), AM(GS), NCM 
born Fall River, Massachusetts, 31 August 1924 
died Concord, Massachusetts, 13 November 2017 
Captain, U.S Navy (Ret.)

John Walley Littlefield, M.D. (1996) 
born Providence, Rhode Island, 3 December 1925 
died Cockeysville, Maryland, 20 April 2017 
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy Reserve; Korean War 
Great-great-great grandson of Lt. Jacob Bates, Third Continental Infantry.

Robert Wyatt MacGaffey (1965) 
born Auburn, Illinois, 19 December 1941 
died Webb Lake, Wisconsin, 8 February 2018 
U.S. Air Force, 1960-64 
Great-great-great-great-great grandnephew of Second Lieutenant Neal McGaffey, Second Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line. Original Member.

William Walter Patten, Jr. (2002) 
born at Short Hills, New Jersey, 27 February 1928 
died at Boston, Massachusetts, 29 May 2016 
Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force; Korean War 
Great-great-great grandson of Capt. James Jaroloman, Second Essex Regiment.

Charles Marshall Peabody, Jr. (1976) 
born Englewood, New Jersey 28 September 1939 
died Sarasota, Florida 11 November 2014 
Great-great-great grandson of Lt. Richard Peabody, Chester’s Connecticut State Regiment.

Robert Lawrence Shirley (1977) 
born Boston, Massachusetts, 11 April 1935 
died Middletown, Connecticut, 27 November 2017 
Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy Reserve; Vietnam 
Great-great-great-great grandson of Capt. Isaac Baldwin, First New Hampshire Regiment. Killed in action at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Phineas Sprague (1981) 
born Boston, Massachusetts, 15 June 1925 
died Cape Elizabeth, Maine, 7 February 2019 
Private First Class, U.S. Army; World War II 
Great-great-great-great grandson of Surgeon’s Mate John Sprague, Eighteenth Continental Infantry, and Surgeon, Continental Navy.

Raymond Sanger Wilkins, Jr. (2003) 
born Boston, Massahusetts, December 31, 1924 
died Boothbay, Maine, August 22, 2017 
Ensign, Naval Air Navigator, U.S. Navy Reserve, 1943-46; World War II 
Collateral representative of Capt. Daniel Wilkins, Col. Timothy Bedel’s New Hampshire Rangers.

George Schaffer Wood III (1996) 
born Charlottesville, Virginia, 19 July 1946 
died West Palm Beach, Florida, 28 April 2018 
Great-great-great-great grandson of Capt. Moses Dustin, Second Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line.

Julian Maynard Wright, Jr. (2018) 
born Jamestown, New York, 11 June 1941 
died Bethesda, Maryland, 17 March 2019 
Captain, U.S. Navy, 1963-89; Vietnam 
Collateral representative of Lt. William Hutchins, First Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line.

John Wylde (1984) 
born Edinburgh, Scotland, 26 February 1936 
died New Bedford, Massachusetts, 7 September 2013 
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy Reserve, 1958-60 
Great-great-great-great grandson of Maj. Gen. John Stark, Continental Army.

Harry Battle Yerkes (1941) 
born Plainfield, New Jersey, 19 September 1917 
died Nantucket, Massachusetts, 24 December 2012 
Great-great-great-great grandnephew of Lt. Col. Israel Gilman, Second Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line. Died in service.