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Ariail Family Veterans

Iraq War (2002-)

Thomas W. Ariail
Lt Colonel
2002-03
Chief of theatre transportation

Afghanistan War (2001-)

Thomas W. Ariail
Army, Hq Third Army
Lt Colonel
2001-03
Chief of theatre transportation

Gregory S.J. Dalferes
LTC, U.S. Army
2001-02
Chief, Joint Analytical Control Element (JACE)
Coalition Forces Land Component Command (CFLCC)

Desert Storm (1991)

Thomas W. Ariail
Army, C Co, 2nd Bn, 67th Armor Reg 3rd Armored Div
Captain
23-May-84
Commanded a Tank Company and later served as battalion operations officer.  Graduated from the Military Academy at West Point 1984

Thomas M. Ariail
Army, 101st Fwd Spt Battalion
Lt Colonel
1975-95
Battalion Commander in charge of loading units at the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands

Vietnam War (1965-1973)

Doyce W. Ariail
Army, MACV
Lt Colonel
1971-72

Gilbert S. Ariail
Air Force
Staff Sergeant

Jerry Nolan Ariail, MD
Air Force
Captian
1972-74
Flight Surgeon for the SAC KC-135 Air Refueling Squadron stationed at Altus AFB, Oklahoma.

Robert L. Ariail
Army, 
Lt Colonel

Korean War (1950-53)

William S. Ariail
Army,
Sergeant

James W. Ariail
Army,

Samuel Ariel
Army,
Corporal

Alan K. Ariel
Navy

World War II

David W. "Gump" Ariail
Army, Armor
Colonel
1945
Served in combat in European Theatre (France & Germany). Prior to serving in the Army, he played in the NFL (1934).

Robert T. Ariail
Army, 41st Armored Infantry Regiment
Colonel
1942
1945
Served in combat in the North African and European (Sicily, France, Germany) Theatres.  Served under General Patton and was part of the Normandy Invasion.

Thomas M. Ariail
Army, Infantry
Colonel

Robert L., Jr Ariail
Army,
Lt Colonel

Herman H. Ariail
Army
Sergeant

John H. Ariail
Army,
Corporal

Jack Ariail
Army, 10th Mountain Division
Pvt 1st Class
1943
1945
Served in combat in Italy as a mule skinner and rifleman.

Harry R. Ariail
Army,
Pvt 1st Class

Kermit P. Ariail
Army,
Pvt 1st Class

Charles E. Ariail
Army,
Pvt 1st Class

William H. Ariail
Navy, on the light cruiser USS Richmond & destroyer USS Longshaw
1942
1945
Served 38 months in the Pacific Theater earning 7 battle stars for combat operations at Truk, Guam, Aleutian, Marianna, Marshall, Gilbert, Carolina, and Philppine islands.

Warren Ariail
Marines,
Served in the Pacific Theatre in combat in central and southwest regions earning 4 battle stars.

Ralph E., Jr Ariail
Marines, 9th Regiment, 3rd Div
Served in the Pacific Theatre notably at the battles for Guam and Iwo Jima. When the war ended he was transferred to the 1st Marine Division and sent to serve in China.

Eugene W. Arial
Army, 721st Ordnance Co
Pacific Theatre as a vehicle mechanic and rifleman. Assigned in the Philippines and the occupation of Japan.

Mason B. Arial
Army Air Force
Served in the Pacific as part of a B-29 ground crew.

World War I

Spanish-American War, 1898

Henry Arial
L Co, 2 Mass Infantry
Artificer
3 May 1898
3 Nov 1898
39 yrs old. Wounded in battle 1 Jul 1898 at El Caney, Cuba

Civil War Veterans

William W. Arial
Unit: F Co, 118 NY Infantry
Rank: Private
Age: 18
Enlisted: 28 Jul 1862
Discharged: 17 Jun 1865
POW, Fair Oaks, VA 27 Oct 1864-24 Feb 1865
Wife:

William H.H. Arial
Unit: A Co, 7 Conn Infantry
Rank: Private
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged: 26 Oct 1862
Died in battle, Hilton Head, SC
Wife:

Isaac Arial
Unit: C Co, 7 Mass Infantry
Rank: Private
Age: 23
Enlisted: 15 Jun 1861
Discharged: 1 Sep 1862
Listed as deserter but was part of PA unit
Wife: Caroline

Eli Ariel
Unit: L Co, 10 NY Infantry
Rank:
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged:
Wife:

Michael Ariel
Unit: C Co, 22 NY Infantry
Rank:
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged:
Wife: Maggie E.

Edward H. Ariel
Unit: B Co, 8 Mass Infantry
Rank:
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged:
Wife: Mary

John W. Ariel
Unit: Navy, Vermont
side-wheel ram USS Lancaster & sloop USS St Marys
Rank: O. Seaman
Age:
Enlisted: Jan 1862
Discharged: Sep 1865
Part of Union Ram fleet on Missippi River 1862-63, in battles around Memphis and Vicksburg. Transferred to USS St. Mary's operating in the  Pacific protecting Union merchant ships and searching for Confederate raiders.
Wife:

William H.H. Ariail
Unit: D Co, SC Inf, Hampton's Legion
Rank: Private
Age: 19
Enlisted: 15 Jun 1861
Discharged: 10 Apr 1865
Mar 1864 became cavalry. Paroled Appomattox
Wife:

John H. Ariail
Unit: C Co, 1 SC Cavalry
Rank: 4th Sgt
Age: 30
Enlisted: 4 Dec 1861
Discharged: 6 Apr 1862
Died of Typhoid Fever.  Adam's Run, SC
Wife: Martha

William J. Ariail
Unit: B Co, 15 GA Infantry
Rank: 4th Sgt
Age: 23
Enlisted: 14 Jul 1861
Discharged: 9 Oct 1861
Died of Typhoid Fever.  Camp Pickens, VA
Wife:

John M. Ariail
Unit: A Co, 2 GA Infantry
Rank: Private
Age:
Enlisted: 20 Apr 1861
Discharged: 31 Dec 1864
Hospital Camp Winder 1862-3, Richmond, VA
Wife:

Samuel A. Ariail
Unit: A Co, 24 GA Infantry
Rank: Private
Age:
Enlisted: 24 Aug 1861
Discharged: 10 Sep 1862
Disability discharge, Richmond, VA.
Wife:

Lemuel L. Ariail
Unit:
Rank:
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged: 27 June 1864
Wife:

Andrew D. Ariail
Unit: B Co, 29 GA Infantry
Rank: Private
Age: 18
Enlisted: 2 Sep 1862
Discharged: 23 Mar 1865
POW, Murfreesboro, TN, 4 Jan 1865. Wounded.
Wife:

Harvey O.  Ariail
Unit: G Co, 25 NC Infantry
Rank: Private
Age: 18
Enlisted: 8 Jul 1861
Discharged: 4 Sep 1864
Wounded at Malvern Hill & Fredericksburg. Died of wounds Richmond, VA
Wife: Hulah

E. Ariel
Unit: B Co, 1 LA Cavalry
Rank: 1 Lieutenant
Age:
Enlisted: 2 Sep 1861
Discharged: May 1862
Elected officer. Died near McMinnville, TN
Wife:

J. Ariel
Unit: B Co, 3 LA Militia, French Bde
Rank: Private
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged:
Wife:

Charles Ariael
Unit: F Co, 2 AL Infantry
Rank: Private
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged:
Wife:

H.C. Ariel
Unit: F Co, 10 KY Cavalry
Rank: Private
Age:
Enlisted:
Discharged:
Wife:

M.R. Ariail
Unit: HQ, LA Militia
Rank: Lt Col
Age:
Enlisted: 1861
Discharged:
LA Militia orders (# 637) - confiscate funds of Bank of America when the war starts.
Wife:

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Information coming soon.

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