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Major General
Willard A. Holbrook
Willard Holbrook
Information
Born July 23, 1860
  • Arkansaw, Wisconsin
Died July 18, 1932 (aged 71)
  • Washington, D.C.
Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Alma mater United States Military Academy
Military Info
Allegiance 20px United States
branch 20px United States Army
Years of Service 1885-1924
Rank 20px Major General

Willard Ames Holbrook, Sr. (July 23, 1860 - July 18, 1932)

Military AssignmentsEdit

Insignia Name Position Headquarters Begin Date End Date
United States Military Academy Cadet West Point, NY September 1, 1881 June 14, 1885
1st Cavalry Regiment Officer June 14, 1885 December 17, 1891
Infantry-Cavalry School Student Fort Leavenworth, KS 1890 1891
Aide-de-Camp to General Stanley Fort Sam Houston, TX 1891 1892
Adjutant General of Volunteers Assistant Cuba May 12, 1898 April 1, 1899
Quartermaster of Volunteer Assistant Cuba April 1, 1899 August 17, 1899
38th Volunteer Infantry Officer Antique, Panay, PI August 17, 1899 June 30, 1901
5th Cavalry Regiment Officer October 18, 1899 1911
2nd Battalion, Panay Scouts Commanding Officer Antique, Panay, PI May 6, 1901 May 28, 1901
Civil Governor Antique, Panay, PI May 28, 1901 March, 1902
Commanding Officer Fort Huachuca, AZ August 24, 1903 September 21, 1903
Army Maneuvers Umpire West Point, KY & Fort Riley, KS September 21, 1903 November 6, 1903
Commanding Officer Whipple Barracks, AZ November 6, 1903 November, 1904
Pennsylvania Military College Instructor Chester, PA September 1, 1905
Army War College Student Washington Barracks,
Washington D.C
1911 1912
Quartermaster Corps Officer December 10, 1911 April 11, 1912
17th Cavalry Regiment 17th Cavalry Regiment Commanding Officer
165th Infantry Brigade 165th Infantry Brigade Commanding General Camp Sherman, OH August, 1917 April, 1918
Southern Department Commanding General April 16, 1918 September, 1918
9th Infantry Division 9th Infantry Division Commanding General Camp Sheridan, AL September 26, 1918 February 15, 1919
Demobilization Center Commanding General Camp Grant, IL February, 1919
45px War Department Washington, D.C. August 22, 1919 June 30, 1920
45px War Department 1st Chief of Cavalry Washington, D.C. July 1, 1920 July 23, 1924

Military & Civilian SchoolsEdit

Dates of RankEdit

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
No Insignia Cadet, USMA September 1, 1881 21
O-1 No Insignia 2nd Lieutenant June 14, 1885 24
O-2 1st Lieutenant December 17, 1891 31
O-3 Captain October 18, 1899 39
O-4 Major March 3, 1911 50
O-5 Lieutenant Colonel November 26, 1914 54
O-6 Colonel July 1, 1916 55
O-8 Chief of Cavalry - July 1, 1920 59

National Army (American Expeditionary Forces)

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Insignia Date of Rank Age Notes
O-7 Brigadier General - August 5, 1917 57 accepted: August 29, 1917
O-8 Major General - April 12, 1918 57 accepted: April 30, 1918
- - Honorable Discharge - August 15, 1919 -

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Army Distinguished Service Medal
Spanish Campaign Medal Philippine Campaign Medal Mexican Border Service Medal World War I Victory Medal
  • the USS General Willard A. Holbrook is named in his honor

Battles/WarsEdit

  • Spanish-American War
  • Philippine-American War
    • Filipino Rebellion
    • Moro Rebellion
  • Mexican Expedition
    • Border Patrol
  • World War I
    • (no service overseas)

FamilyEdit

Nuclear Family

  • Wife : Anna Stanley Holbrook
  • Wife : Josephine Stanley Holbrook
  • Son : BG Willard A. Holbrook, Jr.
  • Son : Lt. David Stanley Holbrook

Paternal Family

  • Father : Willard Francis Holbrook

Maternal Family

  • Mother : Mary Ames Holbrook

Siblings

  • Brother : MG Lucius R. Holbrook
  • Brother : Dr. J. S. Holbrook
  • Brother : B. F. Holbrook
  • Sister : Mrs. C. K. Averill
  • Sister : Mrs. J. W. Barber
  • Sister : Mrs. William Van Alst
  • Sister : Mrs. George M. Galloway

Wife's Family

PhotosEdit

Lt. Willard Holbrook, 1895

as Lieutenant, 1895

Lt. Holbrook with his wife and son, Willard Jr., 1889

Lt. Holbrook with his wife and son, Willard Jr., 1889

Willard Holbrook, 1920

as Major General, 1920

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