Forrest Royal Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1915. Post graduate work in ordnance, Post Graduate School, Annapolis, Maryland., 1921-1922. S.M. Entertainment, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1924.
Graduate senior class, Naval War College, 1939.
James Wood Burch, United States Navy Reserve), Katharine Knight. Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1915, promoted through grades to rear admiral, 1944. Member United States Naval Mission to Brazil, 1939-1941.
Commanding officer United States Ship Milwaukee, 1941-1942. United States secretary Combined Chiefs of Staff, 1942-1944. Commander Amphibious Group Six since June 1944.
Commanded attack group in amphibious assault on Leyte, P.I., October 1944, on Lingayen, Luzon, P.I., January 1945, Mindanao invasion, March 1945. Also Bruni Bay and Borneo.
Member United States Naval Mission to Brazil, 1939-1941. Member American Society Naval Engineers, Naval Institute, Military Order World War, Newcomen Society. Clubs: Union League (New York).
Married Katharine Knight, December 28, 1922. Children: Elizabeth Harwood (wife of Lieutenant.