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Lieutenant General
Charles Philip Hall
Charles P. Hall
Basic Information
Born December 12, 1886
Sardis, Panola County, Mississippi
Died January 26, 1953 (aged 66)
Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Cause/death
Buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
Spouse Isabel Durand Mayer
(1896 - 1976)
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Military Information
Allegiance US Flag United States
branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/Service 1907 - 1948
Rank Lieutenant General insignia Lieutenant General

Charles Philip Hall (December 12, 1886 - January 26, 1953)















Military AssignmentsEdit

Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date
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US Army Infantry Insignia 20th Infantry Regiment Officer June 13, 1911 May 15, 1917
U.S. Military Academy Instructor of Mathematics, United States Military Academy West Point, New York August 28, 1914 June 13, 1917
US Army Infantry Insignia 50th Infantry Regiment Officer May 15, 1917 August 11, 1917
US Army Infantry Insignia 23rd Infantry Regiment Officer August 11, 1917 February 25, 1921
Army of Occupation Officer Germany December 13, 1918 August, 1919
2nd Infantry Division (US) 2nd Infantry Division Adjutant 3rd Brigade /
Assistant Adjutant
Camp Travis, Texas September 1, 1919 June 30, 1922
US Army Infantry Insignia 20th Infantry Regiment Officer Camp Travis, Texas February 25, 1921
Member of the Infantry Board Fort Benning, Georgia July 1, 1922 September 15, 1923
Instructor, The Infantry School Fort Benning, Georgia 1925 1929
Instructor of Tactics, The Infantry School Fort Benning, Georgia December 22, 1932 February 20, 1937
Chairman, Committee on Tactics Fort Benning, Georgia February 20, 1937 July 9, 1937
Director, Ground Arms, Air Corps Tactical School Langley Field, Virginia 1937 January 2, 1940
US Army Infantry Insignia 11th Infantry Regiment Commanding General 1940 1941
3rd Infantry Division 3rd Infantry Division Assistant
Commanding General
Fort Lewis, Washington 1941 1941
93rd Infantry Division 93rd Infantry Division Commanding General Fort Huachuca, Arizona May, 1941 2 Oct, 1942
XI US Corps XI United States Corps Commanding General Pacific Theater 3 Oct,1942 15 Mar, 1946
US Army General Staff Insignia Director, Organization and Training Division,
General Staff Corps
Washington, D.C. 10 Jul, 1946 31 Dec, 1948

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Name Location Begin Date End Date
A.E.F. General Staff College Langres, France 11/23/1917 2/23/1918
The Infantry School Fort Benning, Georgia 1923 1924 Advanced Course
Command and General Staff College Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 9/3/1924 6/28/1925
Army War College Washington Barracks,
Washington D.C.
1929 1930
Name Degree Location Begin Date End Date
United States Military Academy B.S. West Point, New York 6/15/1907 6/13/1911 22nd class graduate

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
No Insignia Cadet
U.S. Military Academy
June 15, 1907 20
O-1 No Insignia 2nd Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
June 11, 1911 24
O-2
1st Lieutenant Insignia
1st Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
July 1, 1916 29
O-3
Captain insignia
Captain
US Army Infantry Insignia
May 15, 1917 30
O-4
Major insignia
Major
US Army Infantry Insignia
July 1, 1920 33
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
August 1, 1936 49
O-6
Colonel insignia
Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
March 1, 1940 53
O-7
Brigadier General insignia
Brigadier General June 1, 1946 59
O-8
Major General Insignia
Major General February 1, 1947 60
Retired (disability in line of duty) December 31, 1948 61
O-9
Lieutenant General insignia
Lieutenant General January 1, 1949 63

National Army/Army of the United States

Grade Rank Insignia Name Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-4
Major insignia
Major
US Army Infantry Insignia
May 17, 1918 31 accepted: June 1, 1918
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
May 6, 1919 32 accepted: May 9, 1919
Honorable Discharge June 30, 1920
O-7
Brigadier General insignia
Brigadier General January 29, 1941 54 accepted: February 14, 1941
O-8
Major General Insignia
Major General March 9, 1942 55
O-9
Lieutenant General insignia
Lieutenant General June 4, 1945 58

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Military decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal Army Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Silver Star Silver Star (4)
Bronze Star Bronze Star
Purple Heart Purple Heart
Service/Campaign decorations
World War I Victory Medal World War I Victory Medal
Army of Occupation of Germany Army of Occupation of Germany Medal
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal
Other accoutrements
Army General Staff Identification Badge Army Staff Identification Badge
Ribbon Name Class Country
Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 - France
Legion of Honour (Officer) Legion of Honor Officer France
Medal of La Solidaridad Medal of La Solidaridad Panama
Philippine Legion of Honor Legion of Honor Commander Philippines
Order of the Nile (Commander) Order of the Nile Commander Egypt

Battles/WarsEdit

World War I

  • Verdun Sector (March 20-May 10, 1918)
  • Aisne-Marne Defensive (Chateau Thierry, June 1-6, 1918)
  • Chateau Thierry Sector (June 6-July 10, 1918)
  • Vaux Attack (July 1, 1918)
  • Marne Offensive (Soissons, July 18-20, 1918)
  • Pont-a-Mousson Sector (August 5-13, 1918)
  • Battle of Saint-Mihiel (September 12-16, 1918)
  • Aisne Offensive (Champagne, October 3, 1918)
  • Meuse-Argonne Offensive (November 1-11, 1918)
  • March to the Rhine (November 17-December 13, 1918)
  • Occupation of Germany (December 13-August, 1919)

World War II

  • New Guinea (Aitapi)
  • Morotai (Spice Islands)
  • Leyte (Philippines)
  • Luzon (Philippines)
  • Occupation of Japan

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

  • Wife: Isabel Durand Mayer (1896 - 1976)
  • Daughter: Gail Hall
  • Father: James Gatlin Hall, Jr.
  • Mother: Isabella Bailey Thornton Hall
  • Sister: Mrs. C.K. Bailey (Anabel Hall)
  • Sister: Mrs. John S. Sanders (Dorothy Hall)

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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