Holland McTyeire Smith

Holland McTyeire Smith (1882 - 1967)

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Holland McTyeire "Howlin Mad" Smith
Born in Hatchechubbee, Russell, Alabama, United Statesmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in San Diego, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 14 Feb 2018
14:26: Jacqueline Clark added Cornelia (McTyeire) Smith as mother for Holland Smith. [Thank Jacqueline for this]
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Categories: United States Marine Corps, World War I | United States Marine Corps Generals, World War II | United States Marine Corps Generals | Navy Distinguished Service Medal | Croix de guerre 1914-1918 with bronze palm | Purple Heart | Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal | Dominican Campaign Medal | Mexican Service Medal | World War I Victory Medal | Army of Occupation of Germany Medal | American Defense Service Medal with Base Clasp | American Campaign Medal | Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal | World War II Victory Medal | Knights Commander of the Order of the Bath | United States Marine Corps, World War II.


The Great War
Holland Smith participated in the First World War,
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Biography

Holland Smith served in the United States Marine Corps in World War II
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Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith, KCB (April 20, 1882 – January 12, 1967) was a general in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He is sometimes called the "father" of modern U.S. amphibious warfare. His nickname, "Howlin' Mad" Smith, had been given to him by his troops in the Dominican Republic in 1916...[1]

His birthplace in WIkipedia states Seale but his book Coral and Brass states Hatchechubbee. He moved to Seale when he was three.

His father was born John Wesley Smith Jr (1860 - 1913) in Harris County, GA but changed his name to John V. Smith. His mother was Cornelia Caroline McTyeire the daughter of John b 1795 SC and Elizabeth Amanda v 1803 SC

He married Ada Rebecca Wilkinson Smith (1885 - 1962) 12 Apr 1909[2] in Chester, Pennsylvania.

  1. Holland Mc Tyeire Smith Jr. (1910-
  2. John Victor Smith (1912-1989)

He died at the age of 84[3] and is interred in the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA[4]

See Also

Census

1900 Precinct 2 Opelika (east part) Opelika city, Lee, Alabama, United States[5]
1930 Philadelphia (Districts 0001-0250), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States[6]
1940 Dumfries Magisterial District, Prince William, Virginia, United States[7]

Sources

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holland_Smith to read more on wikipedia
  2. "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF9Q-ZYX : 18 October 2017), Holland M. Smith and Ada Rebecca Wilkinson, 1909.
  3. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP41-9JC : 26 November 2014), Holland M Smith, 12 Jan 1967; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #9721
  5. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9DQ-8FS : accessed 12 February 2018), Holland Smith in household of Elizabeth Williams, Precinct 2 Opelika (east part) Opelika city, Lee, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 33, sheet 7A, family 144, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,025.
  6. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHW1-93K : accessed 12 February 2018), Holland M Smith, Philadelphia (Districts 0001-0250), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 194, sheet 6A, line 3, family 469, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2128; FHL microfilm 2,341,862.
  7. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VRBB-6D5 : accessed 12 February 2018), Holland M Smith, Dumfries Magisterial District, Prince William, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 76-8, sheet 30B, line 41, family 211, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4286.


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