Major General
Sherman Miles
Sherman Miles
Basic Information
Born December 5, 1882
Washington, D.C.
Died October 7, 1966 (age 83)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Type of death
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Spouse Yulee Noble Miles (1883 - 53)
Alma Mater United States Military Academy
Military Information
Allegiance 20px United States
branch 20px United States Army
Years of Service 1905-1946
Rank 20px Major General

Sherman Miles (December 5, 1882 - October 7, 1966)

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date
45px General Staff Corps Staff Officer (Military Intelligence) Washington, D.C. June 4, 1917 June 3, 1921
Military Attaché Constantinople, Turkey October, 1922 April, 1925
45px General Staff Corps Washington, D.C. July 30, 1923 June 6, 1925
12th Coast Artillery Regiment Ft. Monroe, Virginia Officer September, 1927 September, 1929
Hawaiian Department Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3) Fort Shafter, Hawaii July 1, 1929 May 5, 1932
6th Field Artillery Regiment Officer Ft. Hoyle, Maryland June 10, 1932 June 30, 1934
45px General Staff Corps Staff Officer (War Plans) Washington, D.C. July 1, 1934 June 30, 1938
- Field Artillery School Commanding Officer, School Troops Fort Sill, Oklahoma September 1, 1938 September 1, 1939
Military Attaché United Kingdom September 8, 1939 1940
45px General Staff Corps Staff Officer (G-2) Washington, D.C. December 27, 1939 April 30, 1940
45px General Staff Corps Acting Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2) Washington, D.C. April 30, 1940 December 27, 1941
45px General Staff Corps Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2) Washington, D.C. December 27, 1941 January 31, 1942
First Service Command Commanding General Boston, Massachusetts February 1, 1942 February 28, 1946

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
No Insignia Cadet June 11, 1901
O-1 additional
2nd Lieutenant
June 13, 1905
2nd Lieutenant Insignia
2nd Lieutenant July 7, 1905
O-2 1st Lieutenant July 8, 1907
O-3 Captain July 1, 1916
O-4 Major May 21, 1920
O-4 Major January 15, 1924
O-5 Lieutenant Colonel August 24, 1929
O-5 Lieutenant Colonel January 29, 1931
O-6 Colonel August 1, 1935
O-7 Brigadier General September 1, 1939
O-8 Major General Retired List February 28, 1946
Retired (Disability in Line of Duty) February 28, 1946

Awards and DecorationsEdit


Army Distinguished Service Medal
Army of Cuban Pacification Medal Mexican Border Service Medal World War I Victory Medal American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal World War II Victory Medal


  • Mexican Expedition
    • Mexican Border Service
  • World War I
  • World War II

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