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MG Benjamin Franklin Giles
Birth: Sep. 13, 1892
Wood County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1974

Major General Giles was the twin brother of Lt. General Barney M. Giles. Commander of Greenland Base Command, then Eastern Canada Base Command, 1941-43. In March 1944 he was appointed commanding general of the United States Air Forces in the Middle East. 
Family links: 
  Richard Portlock Giles (1858 - 1915)
  Louisa Read Giles (1859 - 1922)
  Sally Giles (1885 - 1906)*
  Robert Byron Giles (1888 - 1974)*
  Benjamin Franklin Giles (1892 - 1974)
  Barney McKinney Giles (1892 - 1984)*
  Cornelia Giles (1895 - 1898)*
*Calculated relationship
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section B Grave 1-G
GPS (lat/lon): 29.28547, -98.25961
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 27, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18137
MG Benjamin Franklin Giles
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MG Benjamin Franklin Giles
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MG Benjamin Franklin Giles
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Thank you, General for your lifetime of leadership and service to our country while serving United States Air Force. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 30, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Sep. 13, 2015

- bob tarte
 Added: May. 25, 2015
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