Ridgway, Matthew Bunker, GEN

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
General
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1955, 2010, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
Service Years
1917 - 1955
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Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1895
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Fox Chapel, PA

Date of Passing
Jul 26, 1993
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere Army Staff Identification Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere




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Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1917, Basic Infantry Officer Course (Fort Benning, GA), A
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 15th Infantry RegimentPhilippine DepartmentCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseVI Corps
Army War College (Staff)Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA4th ArmyDepartment of the Army (DA)
82nd Airborne DivisionXVIII Airborne CorpsUnited Nations Command (UNC)Caribbean Defense Command
8th ArmyUnited States Forces Korea (USFK)Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1923-1926, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment
  1927-1930, Philippine Department
  1934-1935, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1935-1936, VI Corps
  1936-1937, Army War College (Staff)
  1937-1938, Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA
  1938-1939, 4th Army
  1939-1942, Department of the Army (DA)
  1942-1944, 00GC, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1944-1945, 00GC, XVIII Airborne Corps
  1946-1948, 00G3, United Nations Command (UNC)
  1948-1949, 00GC, Caribbean Defense Command
  1949-1950, 00G1, Department of the Army (DA)
  1950-1951, 00GC, 8th Army
  1951-1952, 00GC, United States Forces Korea (USFK)
  1952-1953, 00GC, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE)
  1953-1955, 2010, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
  1945-1945 Central Europe Campaign (1945)/Operation Plunder
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1913-1917, United States Military Academy
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