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Major General
Frank Ross McCoy

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born October 29, 1874
place/birth McCoy House, Lewistown,
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania
Died June 4, 1954 (aged 79)
Place/death Walter Reed Army Medical Center,
Washington, D.C.
Cause/death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Nickname
Nationality Caucasian - American
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 33px United States Army
Years/service 21 Jun, 1893 - 11 Jun, 1897
United States Military Academy
11 Jun, 1897 - 31 Oct, 1938
United States Army
20 Dec, 1941 - 21 Oct, 1943
United States Army (Active Duty)
Service # O - 560

In-depth Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
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[[]]
Bureau of Insular Affairs,
Liaison officer, between Bureau
and Philippine Government
[[]] 15 Sept, 1925 31 Dec, 1925
Student Officer,
The Infantry School
(Refresher Course)
Fort Benning, Georgia Jan, 1926 6 Feb, 1926
3rd Infantry Brigade CG Fort Sam Houston, Texas 9 Feb, 1926 8 Mar, 1927
Student Officer,
The Field Artillery School
Fort Sill, Oklahoma 9 Mar, 1927 7 May, 1927
1st Field Artillery Brigade CG Fort Hoyle, Maryland 23 May, 1927 6 Aug, 1927
Special Representative of the President,
and Supervisor of Nicaragua Elections
Nicaragua 6 Aug, 1927 4 Oct, 1927
1st Field Artillery Brigade CG Fort Hoyle, Maryland Oct, 1927 23 Dec, 1927
Chairman,
Commission on Inquiry and Conciliation
(Bolivia-Paraguay)
[[]] 19 Jan, 1929 30 Sept, 1929
Fourth Corps Area CG Fort McPherson, Georgia 2 Aug, 1929 1 Feb, 1932
[[File: 63rd Cavalry Division CG Chattanooga, Tennessee 3 Oct, 1929 1 Feb, 1932
[[File: 1st Cavalry Division CG Fort Bliss, Texas 17 Mar, 1933 26 Sept, 1933
Seventh Corps Area CG Omaha, Nebraska 3 Oct, 1933 1 Feb, 1935
[[File: Second United States Army CG Chicago, Illinois 1 Feb, 1935 1 May, 1936
Second Corps Area Fort Jay, New York 1 May, 1936 30 Jul, 1938
[[File: First United States Army CG Boston, Massachusetts 22 Jan, 1938 29 Jul, 1938

Dates of RankEdit

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
No Insignia Cadet Regular Army 21 Jun, 1893 18 21 Jun, 1893
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Cavalry alternative)
2nd Lieutenant Additional 11 Jun, 1897 22 11 Jun, 1897
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Cavalry alternative)
2nd Lieutenant Regular Army 11 Mar, 1898 23 11 Mar, 1898
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Cavalry)
1st Lieutenant Regular Army 2 Feb, 1901 26 2 Feb, 1901
O-3
Captain (US Cavalry)
Captain Regular Army 16 Aug, 1903 28 16 Aug, 1903
O-4
Major (US Cavalry)
Major Regular Army 24 Mar, 1917 42 24 Mar, 1917
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Cavalry)
Lieutenant Colonel National Army 5 Aug, 1917 42 5 Aug, 1917
O-6
Colonel (US Cavalry)
Colonel National Army 6 Feb, 1918 43 6 Feb, 1918
Honorable Discharge 25 Aug, 1918 43 25 Aug, 1918
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Cavalry)
Lieutenant Colonel Regular Army 1 Jul, 1920 45 1 Jul, 1920
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General Regular Army 4 Dec, 1922 48 4 Dec, 1922
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General Regular Army 4 Sept, 1929 54 19 Sept, 1929
Retired (Operation of Law) 31 Oct, 1938 64 31 Oct, 1938
Active Duty 20 Dec, 1941 67 20 Dec, 1941
Relieved of A.D. 21 Oct, 1943 69 21 Oct, 1943

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Silver Star (1 Oakleaf) Silver Star (2)
Service/Campaign Medals
Spanish Campaign Medal Spanish Campaign Medal
Army of Cuban Occupation Medal Army of Cuban Occupation Medal
Philippine Campaign Medal Philippine Campaign Medal
Army of Cuban Pacification Medal Army of Cuban Pacification Medal
Mexican Border Service Medal Mexican Border Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal World War I Victory Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
U.S. Badges, Patches and Tabs
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) 2 WWI Overseas Service Chevrons


  • Nicaraguan Presidential Medal of Merit

Battles/WarsEdit

QuotesEdit

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FamilyEdit

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