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General of the Army
George Catlett Marshall, Jr.
George C. Marshall

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born December 31, 1880
place/birth Uniontown, Pennsylvania,
Pennsylvania
Died October 16, 1959
Place/death Walter Reed Army Hospital,
Washington, D.C.
Cause/death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Katherine Boyce Tupper
(1902 - 1927; her death)
Elizabeth Carter Cole
(1930 - 1959; his death)
Alma mater Virginia Military Institute
Nickname
Nationality European American
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service

Service #

Career SummaryEdit

Command or Organization Unit
Insignia
Begin Date End Date Location
Civilian
Cadet
— [[]]
2nd Lieutenant Insignia Second Lieutenant [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
1st Lieutenant Insignia First Lieutenant [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
Captain insignia Captain [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
Major insignia Major [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
Lieutenant Colonel insignia Lieutenant Colonel [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
Colonel insignia Colonel [[File:|20px]]
— [[]]
U.S. Army General Flag (Brigadier General, plain) Brigadier General
Commanding General — 5th Infantry Brigade; 3rd Division 3rd Infantry Division 27 October 1936 02 July 1938 Vancouver Barracks, Washington
10th Assistant Chief of Staff, War Plans Division (War Department General Staff) 06 July 1938 15 October 1938 Washington, D.C.
12th Deputy Chief of Staff (War Department General Staff) 16 October 1938 30 June 1939 Washington, D.C.
◌ Interim Chief of Staff (War Department General Staff)
◌ Interim Commanding GeneralGeneral Headquarters, United States Army
Army Ground Forces 01 July 1939 31 August 1939 Washington, D.C.
U.S. Army General Flag (General, plain) General
◌ 15th Chief of Staff (War Department General Staff)
◌ Commanding General — General Headquarters, United States Army
Army Ground Forces 01 September 1939 09 March 1940 Washington, D.C.
15th Chief of Staff (War Department General Staff) 09 March 1940 09 February 1942 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
◌ 15th Chief of Staff (War Department General Staff)
◌ United States Member of the Combined Chiefs of Staff
09 February 1942 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
U.S. Army General Flag (General of the Army, Plain) General of the Army
◌ 15th Chief of Staff (War Department General Staff)
◌ United States Member of the Combined Chiefs of Staff
01 October 1945 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Special Representative of the President to China 27 November 1945 00 December 1946 China
U.S. Army General Flag (General of the Army, Plain) General of the Army, Retired
50th United States Secretary of State 21 January 1947 20 January 1949 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
3rd United States Secretary of Defense 31 September 1950 12 September 1951 The Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
U.S. Army General Flag (General of the Army, Plain) General of the Army
Head of the American Delegation to the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 00 June 1953 00 June 1953

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal one oak leaf cluster
Silver Star Silver Star Medal
Service/Campaign Medals
Philippine Campaign Medal Philippine Campaign Medal
Mexican Border Service Medal Mexican Border Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal (4 stars) World War I Victory Medal four campaign stars
Army of Occupation of Germany Army of Occupation of Germany Medal
American Defense Service Medal (Foreign Service Star) American Defense Service Medal "foreign service" clasp
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (2 stars) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal two service stars
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal National Defense Service Medal
Identification Badges
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) Overseas Service Chevron (x4)
Foreign Personal Decorations
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Foreign Service Awards
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National Guard awards
VANG Distinguished Service Medal Distinguished Service Medal (Virginia)

Battles/WarsEdit

World War I

World War II

  • Non-combat service.

Korean War

  • Non-combat service.

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

  • Wife':
  • Son/Daughter:
  • Father:
  • Mother:

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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