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InformationEdit

Basic Information
Born
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Died
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Cause/death
Buried at
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Alma mater
Nickname
Nationality
Military Info
Allegiance US Flag United States of America
Branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years/service

Service #

Career SummaryEdit

Insignia Name Position Branch Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
[[File: [[]] 00.00.0000 00.00.0000
3rd Battalion:
31st Infantry
Battalion Commander Major Shanghai, China 00.00.0000 00.00.0000
War Department General Staff Chief of Plans and
Operations Division
US Army General Staff Insignia Brigadier General Washington, D.C. 12.16.1940 02.15.1942
[[File: 29th Infantry Division Commanding General Major General Europe (various) 02.16.1942 07.17.1943
[[File: V Corps Commanding General Major General Europe (various) 07.17.1943 01.14.1945
[[File: Fifteenth Army Commanding General Major General
Lieutenant General
Europe (various) 01.16.1945 10.06.1945
[[File: Command and General Staff College Commandant Lieutenant General Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 11.00.1945 01.00.1948
[[File: Gerow Board Chairman Lieutenant General Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 00.00.0000 00.00.0000
[[File: Second Army Commanding General Lieutenant General Fort George G. Meade, Maryland 01.15.1948 07.31.1950
Civilian Career

Dates of RankEdit

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (2 Oakleaf) Army Distinguished Service Medal
(two oak leaf clusters)
Silver Star (2OLC) Silver Star
(two oak leaf clusters)
Legion of Merit (1 Oakleaf) Legion of Merit
(one oak leaf cluster)
Bronze Star (1 Oakleaf) Bronze Star Medal
(one oak leaf cluster)
Air Medal Air Medal
Service/Campaign Medals
Mexican Border Service Medal Mexican Border Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal World War I Victory Medal
Yangtze Service Medal Yangtze Service 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
Army of Occupation Medal Army of Occupation 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) Three Overseas Service Bars
Overseas Service Bar (WWI) Six Overseas Service Chevrons
Foreign Personal Decorations
Order of Leopold (Knight) Belgian Order of Leopold II Grand Officer; palm
Cross of War 1940-1945 (palm) Belgian Cross of War palm
Order of Military Merit (Brazil) Brazilian Order of Military Merit Grand Officer
Order of Aeronautical Merit (Brazil) Brazilian Order of Aeronautical Merit Grand Officer
Order of the Bath British Order of the Bath Companion
Order of Merit (Chile) Chilean Order of Merit I class
Legion of Honour French Order of the Legion of Honour Commander
Croix de Guerre 1939-1945, palm French Cross of War palm
Order of the Oak Crown Luxembourg Order of the Oak Crown
Order of Suvorov II Class Russian Order of Suvorov II class
Military Order of Ayacucho Peruvian Military Order of Ayacucho Grand Officer

Battles/WarsEdit

Mexican Expedition

World War I

World War II

Korean War

Vietnam War

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FamilyEdit

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GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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