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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born 20 July 1908
Place of birth Chelsea, Washtenaw County,
Michigan
Died 22 July 2000 (aged 92)
Place of death Lima Township, Washtenaw County,
Michigan
Cause of death
Buried at
Spouse Florence Eileen Clem
(m. 19?? - 1995; her death)
Alma mater United States Military Academy (B.S.)
Nickname Unknown
Personal Information
Nationality European American
Gender Male
Hair Color
Eye Color
Height
Religion
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service

Service # Officer -

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Organization or Command Title / Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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11th Airborne Division 11th Airborne Division Artillery Officer Korea
45th Infantry Division 45th Infantry Division Artillery Officer Korea
Eighth Army (United States) Eighth Army Artillery Officer Korea
Eighth Army (United States) Eighth Army Chief of Staff for Plans and
Combat Operations
Korea
Army Ground Forces Office, Special Weapons Development:
United States Continental Army Command
Director Fort Monroe, Virginia
Guided Missiles:
Office, Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations
Director Washington, D.C.
82nd Airborne Division 82nd Airborne Division Commanding General - Major General Fort Bragg, North Carolina 00 Jun 1959 00 Apr 1961
Office, Deputy Chief of Staff for Research and Development Deputy Chief of Staff for
Research and Development
- Major General Washington, D.C. 00 May 1961 30 Jun 1962
Office, Chief of Research and Development Chief of Research and
Development
- Lieutenant General Washington, D.C. 01 Jul 1962 19 Aug 1963
Combat Development Command United States Army Combat Development Command Commanding General - Lieutenant General Fort Ord, California 20 Aug 1963 15 Jun 1965
Eighth Army (United States) United Nations Command /
United States Forces Korea /
Eighth United States Army
Commander-in-Chief /
Commanding General /
Commanding General
- General USAG Yongsan, Seoul, Korea 16 Jun 1965 31 Aug 1966
USArmy Pacific United States Army, Pacific Commander-in-Chief - General Fort Shafter, Hawaii 00 Sept 1966 00 Jul 1968
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal Distinguished Service Medal
(one oak leaf cluster)
Silver Star Silver Star Medal
Legion of Merit Legion of Merit
Bronze Star Bronze Star Medal
Air Medal (numeral 4) Air Medal (numeral "4")
Service/Campaign Medals
American Defense Service Medal (Foreign Service Star) American Defense Service Medal
("Foreign Service" clasp/star)
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (7 Stars) Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
(one silver service star; two bronze service stars))
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal
("Japan" clasp)
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal
(one bronze service star)
Korean Service Medal Korean Service Medal
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Senior Parachutist Badge
Parachutist Badge (Senior)
Identification Badges
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
41st Infantry Division 41st Infantry Division
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia
(Former Wartime Service patch)
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar (x9)
Foreign Personal Decorations
[[File: Korean Order of Military Merit
Foreign Unit Awards
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Foreign Service Awards
Korean War Service Medal Korean War Service Medal
Philippine Liberation Medal Philippine Liberation Medal "one service star"
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal

Battles/WarsEdit

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

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

Vietnam War (01 Jan 1961; 07 Aug 1964 - 30 Apr 1975)

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

Name Relation Lifespan Notes
Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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