Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford.
Born: 1MAY1916 in Quebec, Canada, became a naturalized US citizen in 1939.
Joined USMC 1942, and was NCOIC of a camera crew at Normandy Beach. He and his crew also documented Dachau concentration camp after its liberation by American forces.
He was discharged from the USMC after WWII with the rank of sergeant, the Medaille de la France Libre, and the Légion d'Honneur.
On 30DEC1958, Ford enlisted in the Naval Reserve, served 30 days of active duty in Vietnam while advising Marine Combat Camera Teams in the Mekong Delta, earning the Navy Commendation Medal and the Vietnamese Legion of Merit, First Class.
He retired from the Naval Reserve 1OCT1978, at the rank of Captain.
Captain Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Ford, USNR (Ret) passed away 30AUG2006.
For those Gentle Readers who may not be familiar with Capt. Gwyllyn Ford, he made a movie or two under the name Glenn Ford.
Requiescat in Pacem, Captain.