Hugh Joseph Gaffey and His Role in the Military- Mini Biography
*1943- He was the Chief of Staff to General Patton in the II Corps
in Tunisia during the North African Campaign
*1943-1944- He served as the Commanding
General for the 2nd Armored Division in Sicily during the Sicilian Campaign
He was the Chief of Staff in the 3rd Army in North-West Europe
served as the Commanding General of the 4th Armored Division in North-West Europe
He commanded the Armored School
He tragically died in a plane
crash on 16 June 1946.
Hugh Joseph Gaffey on the left (Chief of Staff of) General Patton, on the right.