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The grave of General Theodore Roosevelt JR eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt. He landed on June 6 Utah Beach. He died of a heart attack July 12, 1944 after a very tough day against German attacks during the Battle of Normandy.


Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Brigadier General, U.S. Army and Medal of Honor Recipient Born on Tuesday, September 13, 1887 in Oyster Bay, N.Y.     -     Died on Wednesday, July 12, 1944 in Normandy, France


Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) & the father she adored, Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt I (28 Feb 1860 -14 Aug 1894) in 1889. Elliott Roosevelt I was the brother of the 26th President Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. 1858-1919. They were 2 of the 4 children of Theodore "Thee" Roosevelt, Sr. (1831-1878) & Martha Stewart "Mittie" Bulloch (1835-1884).


TR learned of the death of his youngest son Quentin in July of 1918. Quentin, a fighter pilot for the US Army Air Corps in WW1, was shot down behind enemy lines. "Grandfather" Roosevelt hugs baby granddaughter Edith Roosevelt Derby, 1918.