BEACH JUMPERS Fairbanks, Douglas,Jr

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Fairbanks
  • FORENAME
Douglas,Jr
  • UNIT
Commanding Officer
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Knight Commander of the Order of Bath (K.C.B.) (UK) (honorary)
  • PLACE
1943-45 (awarded 1949)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 9.12.1909
son of Douglas and Anna Beth (nee Sully) Fairbanks
film actor from 1921
Special Envoy,Argentina,Brazil,Chile,Panama,Peru and Uruguay 1941
U.S.N. 1941 (Lt-Cap)
BJU-1 1943
married Joan Crawford 1929 (divorced 1933)
married Mary Lee Epling Hartford 1939 (died 1988) (3 daughters)
married Vera Shelton 30.5.1991
died 7.5.2000 New York
Hollywood Forever Cemetery,California Sunken Garden
 
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