- I find it easier to refer to General McAuliffe as Tony.
- Tony's son was named John Hillary McAuliffe. He
was named after Tony's younger brother
- who died suddenly in 1917, just days after Tony reported
to West Point.
- John Hillary was born in 1923. He never married and
lived with the family until 1944. He tried to get into
- West Point in 1943, but was unable to pass the physical.
While attending Georgetown University, he enlisted in
- 1944 and then went to Armored OCS at Fort Knox, Kentucky,
getting his commission in 1945. He served with
- the 78th Infantry Division in the occupation of Europe.
After leaving the Army in 1949, he graduated from
- George Washington University in 1952. He died of
cancer in 1979. As you noticed, he is buried adjacent
- his father and mother at Arlington Cemetery.
- Changing subjects
- For your roster web page:
- These people were transferred into the 103rd from the
101st Airborne Division with General McAuliffe:
- Capt. Frederick D. Starrett, his aide. Tony always
referred to him as Ted. Capt. Starrett was from
- He died in 1986. (Capt. Biebers of the 103rd was his
- Sgt. Irwin T. Brown, his driver. He died in 1949.
- PFC Woodrow Wilson, his orderly. I have no other
information on PFC Wilson
- Kenneth J. McAuliffe Jr.