Thomas J. H. Trapnell
Recipient of the Purple Heart medalDied when: 99 years 82 days (1190 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Thomas John Hall "Trap" Trapnell (November 23, 1902 – February 13, 2002) was a United States Army lieutenant general.He was a career officer who served in World War II and the Korean War.
Trapnell survived the Bataan Death March and the sinking of two transportation ships during World War II, put down a rebellion of prisoners of war in the Korean War, was the top US advisor to the French during the French Indochina War, and advised against US involvement in Vietnam.
He rose to the rank of three-star general before his military retirement and, at the time of his death, was the oldest living member of the Philippine Scouts.
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