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Major General
Harry J. Malony
Harry J. Malony
Basic Information
Born August 24, 1889
Lakemont, Yates County, New York
Died March 23, 1971 (aged 81)
Cause/death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Military Information
Allegiance 20px United States
branch 20px United States Army
Years/Service 1912 - 1949
Rank 20px Major General

Harry James Malony (August 24, 1889 - March 23, 1971)

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date
40px 10th Infantry Regiment Officer June 12, 1912 December 15, 1915
40px 26th Infantry Regiment Officer January 10, 1916 January 13, 1917
40px 3rd Field Artillery Regiment Officer January 13, 1917 May 15, 1917
40px 12th Field Artillery Regiment Officer May 15, 1917 June 29, 1920
Air Service HQ, Head of Aircraft Armament Section January 10, 1918 January 10, 1918
in the U.S. on Special Mission February 3, 1918 June 19, 1918
Air Service HQ, Head of Aircraft Armament Section August 1, 1918 September 3, 1918
Office, Chief of Ordnance, AEF Officer Europe September 3, 1918 March 18, 1919
Office, Chief of Ordnance Officer Washington, D.C. March 28, 1919 October 20, 1919
Office, Chief of Ordnance Officer Washington, D.C. November 3, 1919 March 11, 1920
Commanding Officer Savanna Proving Ground March 12, 1920 October 6, 1920
40px 1st Field Artillery Regiment Officer September 18, 1920 December 24, 1920
40px 1st Field Artillery Regiment Officer Ft. Sill, Oklahoma November 5, 1920 January 5, 1921
40px 2nd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment Officer Madison Barracks, New York July 1, 1926 July 8, 1927
45px 4th Coast Artillery Regiment Staff Officer Ft. McPherson, Georgia August 6, 1927 June 4, 1931
Member, Field Artillery Board July 2, 1936 July 15, 1937
Army War College Instructor Washington, D.C. 1937 1940
Member, Greenslade-Denver's board, Selection
of Naval Bases in British Trans-Atlantic possessions
September 2, 1940 December 15, 1940
Member of Presidents Base Lease Commission
to negotiate acquisition of Atlantic Bases (England)
January 3, 1941 April 7, 1941
45px General Staff Corps, War Plans Head of Planning Section Washington, D.C. April 7, 1941 February 25, 1942
94th Infantry Division 94th Infantry Division Commanding General ETO July 1, 1942 June 30, 1945
Representative on International Group
to observe Greek elections
November 18, 1945 May 1, 1946
Commander, Historical Division (Special Staff) June 26, 1946 March 31, 1949

Civilian & Military SchoolsEdit

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
No Insignia Cadet March 2, 1908 18
O-1 No Insignia 2nd Lieutenant June 12, 1912 22
O-2 1st Lieutenant July 1, 1916 26
1st Lieutenant January 13, 1917 27
O-3 Captain May 15, 1917 27
O-4 Major July 1, 1920 30
O-5 Lieutenant Colonel August 1, 1935 45
O-6 Colonel March 1, 1942 52
O-8 Major General January 24, 1948 58
Retired March 31, 1949 59

Army of the United States

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-7 Brigadier General January 29, 1941 51 accepted: February 14, 1941
O-8 Major General August 2, 1942 52
Major General Terminated June 30, 1946 56

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Army Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star Bronze Star Army Commendation Medal Mexican Border Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal American Defense Service Medal American Campaign Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Name Issue
Army Distinguished Service Medal 1919, 1945
Silver Star ca. 1942-45
Bronze Star ca. 1942-45
Army Commendation Medal ca. 1942-45, ?
Name Device
Mexican Border Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal
American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal

Foreign Decorations

Ribbon Name Class Country Issue
Legion of Honour Legion of Honour Officer France
Order of the Black Star (French Dahomey) Order of the Black Star French Dahomey
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 France

Badges and other Awards

Army Staff Identification Badge
100px

Battles/WarsEdit

World War II

  • Rhineland (Advance from Paris to the Rhine)
  • Ardennes-Alsace (Battle of the Bulge)
  • Central Europe (Western Invasion of Germany)

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