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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.

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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

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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).

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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.

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