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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 US Flag United States
branch US Department of the Army Seal United States Army
Years of Service 1905-1946
Rank Major General Insignia Major General

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

Military AssignmentsEdit

Sleeve Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date
US Army General Staff Insignia General Staff Corps Staff Officer (Military Intelligence) Washington, D.C. June 4, 1917 June 3, 1921
Military Attaché Constantinople, Turkey October, 1922 April, 1925
US Army General Staff Insignia 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
US Army General Staff Insignia 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
US Army General Staff Insignia General Staff Corps Staff Officer (G-2) Washington, D.C. December 27, 1939 April 30, 1940
US Army General Staff Insignia General Staff Corps Acting Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2) Washington, D.C. April 30, 1940 December 27, 1941
US Army General Staff Insignia 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
U.S. Military Academy
June 11, 1901
O-1 additional
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Cavalry Insignia
June 13, 1905
O-1
2nd Lieutenant Insignia
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Cavalry Insignia
July 7, 1905
O-2
1st Lieutenant Insignia
1st Lieutenant
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
July 8, 1907
O-3
Captain insignia
Captain
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
July 1, 1916
O-4
Major insignia
Major
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
May 21, 1920
O-4 Major
Coast Artillery Insignia
January 15, 1924
O-5
Lieutenant Colonel insignia
Lieutenant Colonel
Coast Artillery Insignia
August 24, 1929
O-5 Lieutenant Colonel
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
January 29, 1931
O-6
Colonel insignia
Colonel
US Army Field Artillery Insignia
August 1, 1935
O-7
Brigadier General insignia
Brigadier General September 1, 1939
O-8
Major General Insignia
Major General Retired List February 28, 1946
Retired (Disability in Line of Duty) February 28, 1946

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Army General Staff Identification Badge

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

Battles/WarsEdit

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

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