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Oyster Bay in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Quentin Roosevelt

 
 
Quentin Roosevelt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2006
1. Quentin Roosevelt Marker
Inscription.
This stone is from the grave of
Quentin Roosevelt
Youngest son of
Theodore and Edith Kermit Roosevelt
who was killed in aerial combat in France
on July 14, 1918
and was buried where he fell near Chamery. His body was moved in 1955 to the Normandy American Cemetery at St. Laurent where it lies beside that of his brother, Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, who died in the Normandy Invasion in 1944.

 
Location. 40° 53.122′ N, 73° 30.09′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker can be reached from Sagamore Hill Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, in front of the main house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Sagamore Hill Road, Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theodore Roosevelt (here, next to this marker); A Place in History (here, next to this marker); The House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mounting Platform (within shouting distance of this marker); Atop Sagamore Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Copper Beech
Quentin Roosevelt Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2008
2. Quentin Roosevelt Grave Marker
He is buried in Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-mer, France. He is in Section D, Row 28, Grave 46. The grave GPS coordinates are 49.36091 -0.85615.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Up to the Roosevelts (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ice House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
Also see . . .
1. Quentin Roosevelt. TheodoreRoosevelt Association. (Submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Quentin Roosevelt, 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Air Force. (Submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. The Roosevelt Children. Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, National Park Service. (Submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

4. Sagamore Hill National Historical Site. TheodoreRoosevelt Centennial. (Submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable PersonsWar, World I
 
Quentin Roosevelt Gravestone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2006
3. Quentin Roosevelt Gravestone
The marker is located at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, in front of the main house.
Grave Marker at Sagamore Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 28, 2011
4. Grave Marker at Sagamore Hill
Roosevelt's home at Sagamore Hill can be seen behind the marker.
Sagamore Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2006
5. Sagamore Hill
Sagamore Hill was the home of President Theodore Roosevelt. It was here where TR received word of his son Quentin's death. He later described the walk back up to the house as "the longest walk I ever took."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,809 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on December 21, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on May 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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