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John Edwin Hull
John E. Hull (GEN)
General Hull, ca. 1953-55
U.S. Army General Flag (General)
Four Star General Officer Flag

InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born 26 May 1895
Place of birth Greenfield, Ohio
Died 10 June 1975 (aged 80)
Place of death Unknown
Cause of death Unknown
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Lucile Davis Hull (M. 19?? - 1975;)
Alma mater Miami University (A.B. 1917)
Nickname n/a
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service Organized Reserves: 15 Aug 1917 - 15 Nov 1917;
Regular Army: 15 Nov 1917 - 30 Apr 1955
Service # Officer - 7377

Career SummaryEdit

Command or Organization Insignia Branch Location Begin Date End Date
Civilian
[[]]
2nd Lieutenant
58th Infantry
(8th Infantry Brigade)
France 26 October 1917 10 December 1917
58th Infantry
(8th Infantry Brigade: 4th Division)
France 10 December 1917 --
1st Lieutenant Insignia 1st Lieutenant
58th Infantry
(8th Infantry Brigade: 4th Division)
France -- --
Captain insignia Captain
58th Infantry
(8th Infantry Brigade: 4th Division)
France -- 1923
Unknown 1922 1923
Student Officer, Infantry School (Company Officers Course) Fort Benning, Georgia 1923 1924
Unknown 1924 1931
Student Officer, Infantry School (Advanced Course) Fort Benning, Georgia 1931 1932
Unknown 1932 1935
Major insignia Major
Student Officer, Command and General Staff School Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 03 Sep 1935 19 Jun 1936
Instructor, Command and General Staff School Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1936 1937
Student Officer, Army War College Washington, D.C. 1937 1938
Instructor, Military Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin 19?? 19??
Instructor, Military Science, Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana 19?? 19??
Lieutenant Colonel insignia Lieutenant Colonel
Staff Officer, War Plans Division - US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. 00 November 1941 --
Colonel insignia Colonel
Staff Officer, War Plans Division - US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. -- --
U.S. Army General Flag (Brigadier General, plain) Brigadier General
Staff Officer, War Plans Division - US Army General Staff Insignia Washington, D.C. -- 09 March 1942
Staff Officer, Operations Division The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia 09 March 1942 00 July 1942
Chief of European Section, Operations Division 00 July 1942 00 January 1943
Chief of Theater Group, Operations Division 00 January 1943 --
U.S. Army General Flag (Major General, plain) Major General
Chief of Theater Group, Operations Division - US Army General Staff Insignia The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia -- 22 October 1944
Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations Division
(War Department General Staff)
22 October 1944 --
U.S. Army General Flag (Lieutenant General, plain) Lieutenant General
Assistant Chief of Staff, Operations Division
(War Department General Staff)
- US Army General Staff Insignia The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia -- 11 June 1946
Directors of Plans and Operations
(War Department General Staff)
11 June 1946 15 June 1946
Commanding General, United States Army Forces, Middle Pacific USArmy Pacific - Fort Shafter, Hawaii 10 July 1946 31 January 1947
Commanding General, United States Army, Pacific /
Commander, Joint Task Force Seven
01 February 1947 00 February 1949
Director, Weapons Systems Evaluation Group
(Office of the Secretary of Defense: United States Department of Defense)
- The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia 00 February 1949 00 January 1951
1st Deputy Chief of Staff for Administration
(Army Staff: Headquarters, Department of the Army)
US Army General Staff Insignia 00 January 1951 01 Auguast 1951
U.S. Army General Flag (General, plain) General
3rd Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army
(Army Staff: Headquarters, Department of the Army)
- US Army General Staff Insignia The Pentagon, Arlington County, Virginia 01 August 1951 06 October 1953
Commander-in-Chief, United Nations Command;
Commander-in-Chief, Far East;
Commander-in-Chief, United States Army Forces Far East
United Nations Command - Tokyo, Japan; (South Korea) 07 October 1953 20 November 1954
Commander-in-Chief, United Nations Command;
Commander-in-Chief, Far East
Tokyo, Japan; (South Korea) 20 November 1954 30 April 1955

Dates of RankEdit

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Appointment Age Service Date of Rank Accepted Years Spent
in Rank
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Infantry alternative)
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
15 Aug 1917 - 15 Nov 1917 Officers' Reserve Corps 15 August 1917
O-1
2nd Lieutenant (US Infantry alternative)
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
26 October 1917 Regular Army 15 November 1917
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Infantry)
1st Lieutenant
(temporary)
US Army Infantry Insignia
23 Jan 1918 - 22 Sep 1918 Regular Army
O-3
Captain (US Infantry)
Captain
US Army Infantry Insignia
13 Sep 1918 - 30 Jun 1920 National Army 23 September 1918
O-2
1st Lieutenant (US Infantry)
1st Lieutenant
US Army Infantry Insignia
23 July 1919 Regular Army
O-3
Captain (US Infantry)
Captain
US Army Infantry Insignia
01 July 1920 Regular Army
O-4
Major (US Infantry)
Major
US Army Infantry Insignia
01 August 1935 Regular Army
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel (US Infantry)
Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
18 August 1940 Regular Army
O-6
Colonel (US Infantry)
Colonel
US Army Infantry Insignia
24 December 1941 Army of the United States
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General 07 July 1942 Army of the United States
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General 14 January 1944 Army of the United States
O-9
Lieutenant General (USA)
Lieutenant General 06 June 1945 Army of the United States 28 Jun 1945
O-7
Brigadier General (USA)
Brigadier General 02 March 1946 Regular Army
O-8
Major General (USA)
Major General 24 Jan 1948 Regular Army 07 July 1942
O-10
General (USA)
General 30 Jul 1951 Army of the United States
O-10
General (USA)
General 01 May 1955 Retired List

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (3 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal three oak leaf clusters
Silver Star Silver Star Medal
Legion of Merit Legion of Merit
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 American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal American Campaign Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal World War II Victory Medal
National Defense Service Medal National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal Korean Service Medal
Foreign Personal Decorations
Order of Military Merit (Brazil) (Grand Officer) Order of Military Merit (Grand Officer) Flag of Brazil Republic of Brazil
Order of the Cloud and Banner, Grand Cordon Order of the Cloud and Banner (Grand Cordon) Flag of China (Taiwan) Republic of China
Order of the British Empire Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Commander) Flag of the United Kingdom Great Britain
Order of the Rising Sun, Grand Cordon Order of the Rising Sun (Grand Cordon) Flag of Japan State of Japan
Philippine Legion of Honor, Commander Philippine Legion of Honor (Commander) Flag of the Philippines Republic of the Philippines
Military Order of Ayacucho, Commander Military Order of Ayacucho (Commander) Flag of Peru Republic of Peru
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
United Nations Korea Medal United Nations Service Medal for Korea Flag of the United Nations2 United Nations
Korean War Service Medal Korean War Service Medal Flag of South Korea Republic of Korea
Identification Badges
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge
Army General Staff Identification Badge
Army Staff Identification Badge
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) Overseas Service Chevron
Miscellaneous Awards & Honors
  • 02 Oct 1953: Jade-Inlaid Silver Key from Seoul, South Korea
  • 21 Jun 1954: honorary LL.D. from Miami University (by President Millett)
  • 08 Oct 1969: Inducted into Miami University's athletic Hall of Fame

Battles/Wars ParticipationEdit

World War I (06 Apr 1917 - 11 Nov 1918)

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

Korean War (07 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953)

Foreign and Overseas ServiceEdit

Quotes / ReflectionsEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

Name Relation Lifespan Notes
Immediate Family
Extended Family

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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