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In Memoriam: Horace Woodring

Posted on January 1, 2004

Horace Woodring, 77, the chauffeur of Gen. George Patton’s limousine when it crashed in 1945, causing injuries that ultimately killed the four-star general, died in White Lake Township, Mich.

Horace Woodring was a 19-year-old Army private who was taking Patton on a hunting trip in Germany when another vehicle turned in front of their Cadillac limousine. Patton’s neck was broken in the crash and he died 12 days later.

Woodring made his living as an auto broker after the war.

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