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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born 05 November 1899
Place of birth [[|]], [[|]], Ohio
Died 13 December 1973 (aged 74)
Place of death Walter Reed Army Medical Center,
Washington, D.C.
Cause of death unknown
Interment Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse
Alma mater United States Military Academy (1920, B.S.)
Nickname
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service 14 Jun 1918 - 01 Jul 1920
* (United States Military Academy - Cadet)
02 Jul 1920 - 01 Jun 1959
* (United States Army - Commissioned)
Service # Officer - 12769

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Organization or Command Title / Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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Army War College Student Captain Washington, D.C. 01 Sep 1939 00 Jun 1940
Office, Assistant Chief of Staff, G-1, Personnel Division:
United States Department of War
G-1 Officer US Army General Staff Insignia Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Washington, D.C. 00 Jun 1940 00 Jan 1942
77th Infantry Division 77th Division Chief of Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Colonel Camp Jackson, South Carolina 00 Feb 1942 13 Jun 1942
I US Corps I Corps Chief of Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Colonel
Brigadier General
Columbia, North Carolina
Papua New Guinea
14 Jun 1942 01 Dec 1942
32nd Infantry Division 32nd Infantry Division Commanding General - Brigadier General Papua New Guinea 06 Dec 1942 17 Dec 1942
Advanced New Guinea Force Chief of Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Brigadier General Papua New Guinea 17 Jan 1943 26 Jan 1943
I US Corps I Corps Chief of Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Brigadier General Papua New Guinea 22 Feb 1943 02 Sep 1944
Eighth Army (United States) Eighth Army Chief of Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Brigadier General
Major General
02 Sep 1944 15 Jan 1948
82nd Airborne Division 82nd Airborne Division Commanding General - Major General Fort Bragg, North Carolina 03 Mar 1948 18 Jul 1949
Office, Assistant Chief of Staff, Personnel and Administration Division:
United States Department of the Army
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff,
Personnel and Administration Division
US Army General Staff Insignia Major General Washington, D.C. 00 Jul 1949
US X Corps X Corps Commanding General - Major General Korea 15 Jul 1951 05 Dec 1951
XVI US Corps XVI Corps Commanding General - Major General 1952 1952
Allied Joint Force Command Naples Allied Forces Southern Europe Chief of Staff US Army General Staff Insignia Major General Naples, Italy 1952 1954
US X Corps X Corps Commanding General - Major General Korea 1954 1954
National War College Deputy Commandant - Major General Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C. 1954 1955
NATO Defense College Commandant - Lieutenant General Paris, France 15 Nov 1955 1957
Office, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Senior Military Adviser - Lieutenant General Washington, D.C. 11 Jul 1957 01 Jun 1959
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

United States Decorations
Distinguished Service Cross Distinguished Service Cross
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal one oak leaf cluster
Silver Star (1 Oakleaf) Silver Star Medal one oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit (1 Oakleaf) Legion of Merit one oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal (2OLC) Bronze Star Medal two oak leaf cluster
Purple Heart Purple Heart
Air Medal Air Medal
Presidential Unit Citation Presidential Unit Citation
World War I Victory Medal World War I Victory 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
National Defense Service Medal National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal Korean Service Medal
Foreign Personal Decorations
Philippine Liberation Medal Philippine Liberation Medal (Republic of the Philippines)
Order of the British Empire Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (United Kingdom)
Military Merit Medal (Philippines) Military Merit Medal (Republic of the Philippines)
Legion of Honour (Officer) National Order of the Legion of Honour - Officer (French Republic)
Cross of War 1940-1945 (palm) Cross of War 1940-1945 with palm (Kingdom of Belgium)
Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Korean War Service Medal Korean War Service Medal (Republic of Korea)
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Combat Infantry Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge
Parachutist Badge
Basic Parachutist Badge
Identification Badges
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
I US Corps I United States Army Corps
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia - Former Wartime Service patch
(worn from 1945 - 1951)
US X Corps X United States Army Corps
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia - Former Wartime Service patch
(worn from 1951 - 1973)
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bars

Battles/WarsEdit

World War I (06 Apr 1917 - 11 Nov 1918)

World War II (08 Dec 1941 - 02 Sept 1945)

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

Name Relation Lifespan Notes
Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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