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Hugh Pate Harris
Hugh P. Harris (GEN)
General Harris, President of the Citadel
Four Star General Officer Flag

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born July 15, 1909
place/birth Anderson, Lauderdale County,
Alabama
Died November 3, 1979 (aged 70)
Place/death Walter Reed Army Hospital,
Washington, D.C.
Cause/death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Jane Boyd
(m. 1934 - 1958; her death)
Kathleen Burns, LTC
(m. 1961 - 1979; his death)
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Nickname
Nationality Caucasian - American
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army
Years/service 1 Jul, 1927 - 11 Jun, 1931
United States Military Academy
11 Jun, 1931 - 28 Feb, 1965
United States Army (Commission)
Service # Officer - 18518

In-depth Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
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22nd Infantry Regiment Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Sept, 1931
Athletic Officer,
Citizens' Military Training Camp
Fort McClellan, Alabama 1932 1933
L Company,
19th Infantry Regiment
CO Schofield Barracks, Hawaii 1 Mar, 1935 1 Jun, 1937
24th Infantry Regiment Fort Benning, Georgia 1 Aug, 1937 3 Jul, 1938
Student Officer,
The Infantry School
Fort Benning, Georgia 1937 1938
C Company,
11th Infantry Regiment
CO Fort Harrison, Indiana 3 Jul, 1938
Instructor,
School of Arms
1939 1939
13th Airborne Division 13th Airborne Division C/S [[|]]
Europe
1944 1946
Student Officer,
Command and General Staff College
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1947 1948
Student Officer,
National War College
Washington, D.C. 1950 1951
XVIII US Airborne Corps XVIII Airborne Corps C/S Fort Bragg, North Carolina 1951 Jul, 1952
224th Infantry Regiment CG Korea Jul, 1952
Eighth Army (United States) Eighth United States Army AC/S,
G3
Korea 1953
Eighth Army (United States) Eighth United States Army DC/S BG Korea 1953 Nov, 1953
Second Army alternative (United States) Second United States Army C/S BG Fort Meade, Maryland Nov, 1953
Berlin Command Berlin Command CG MG Germany 1955 2 Oct, 1956
11th Airborne Division 11th Airborne Division CG MG Augsburg, Germany 2 Oct, 1956 Apr, 1958
Army Ground Forces Deputy Chief of Staff,
Operations & Training
MG Fort Monroe, Virginia Jun, 1958 Apr, 1960
Infantry School SSI Commandant,
The Infantry School
MG Fort Benning, Georgia 19 Apr, 1960 31 Jul, 1961
Army Infantry Center CG MG Fort Benning, Georgia 19 Apr, 1960 31 Jul, 1961
I US Corps I United States Corps CG LTG Korea Aug, 1961 Nov, 1962
Seventh Army (United States) Seventh United States Army CG LTG Europe Nov, 1962 12 Feb, 1964
Army Ground Forces Continental Army Command CG GEN Fort Monroe, Virginia 1 Mar, 1964 28 Feb, 1965
Civilian Career
The Citadel President,
The Citadel
Charleston, South Carolina 1 Jul, 1965 1 Jul, 1970

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
No Insignia Cadet Regular Army 1 Jul, 1927
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Infantry alternative)
2nd Lieutenant Regular Army 11 Jun, 1931
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Infantry)
1st Lieutenant Regular Army 1 Aug, 1935
O-3
Captain (US Infantry)
Captain Regular Army 11 Jun, 1941
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Infantry)
Lieutenant Colonel Regular Army 15 Jul, 1948
O-6
Colonel (US Infantry)
Colonel Regular Army 3 Aug, 1953
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General Regular Army 23 Mar, 1959
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General Regular Army 1 Jul, 1961
(22 Aug, 1960)
Retired 28 Feb, 1965
O-10 General Retired List 1 Mar, 1965

Non-Regular Service

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
O-3
Captain (US Infantry)
Captain Army of the
United States
9 Sept, 1940 3 Oct, 1940
O-4
Major (US Infantry)
Major Army of the
United States
1 Feb, 1942
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Infantry)
Lieutenant Colonel Army of the
United States
16 Nov, 1942
O-6
Colonel (US Infantry)
Colonel Army of the
United States
20 Mar, 1944
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General Army of the
United States
23 Jun, 1953
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General Army of the
United States
21 Dec, 1955
(1 Jul, 1951)
O-9 Lieutenant General Army of the
United States
31 Aug, 1961
O-10 General Army of the
United States
1 Mar, 1964

Awards and DecorationsEdit

United States Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal one oak leaf cluster
Silver Star Silver Star Medal
Legion of Merit (2 Oakleaf) Legion of Merit two oak leaf clusters
Army Commendation Medal (oakleaf 1) Army Commendation Medal one oak leaf cluster
Presidential Unit Citation Presidential Unit Citation
American Defense Service Medal American Defense Service Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (2 stars) European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal two campaign stars
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation Medal "Berlin" clasp
National Defense Service Medal (1 Service Star) National Defense Service Medal one service star
Korean Service Medal (3 SS) Korean Service Medal three service stars
Korea Defense Service Medal Korea Defense Service Medal
Foreign Decorations
Order of Military Merit Teaguk Korean Order of Military Merit, First class Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Korea Presidential Unit Citation Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Korea Medal Flag of the United Nations2 United Nations
Korean War Service Medal Korean War Service Medal Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Combat/Special Skill Badges
Combat Infantry Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge
Parachutist Badge Basic Parachutist Badge
Army Glider Badge Glider Badge
Identification Badges
Eighth Army (United States) Eighth United States Army Shoulder Sleeve Insignia -
Former Wartime Service patch
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar

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)

  • non-overseas service

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

Name Relation Lifespan Notes
Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

Hugh P. Harris (MG)

MG

Hugh P. Harris, Berlin Officers' Club, 9.1956

MG

Hugh P. Harris (LTG - 7th Army)

LTG - Seventh Army

Hugh P. Harris (GEN)

GEN - The Citadel

Hugh P. Harris is Introduced to VII Army Personnel (11.19.1963)

GEN

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ReferencesEdit

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