Arms, Thomas Seelye, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1945-1956, 00GC, Replacement and School Command
Service Years
1916 - 1946


Brigadier General

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Last Address
Easton, MD

Date of Passing
Mar 09, 1970
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Thomas Seelye Arms 
Born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 22, 1893. B.S. from VMI in 1915.

Commissioned in the Infantry in 1916. Served in Tientsin, China 1921 - 1922. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1931. Instructor at the Infantry School 1931-1935 and Ohio National Guard 1935-1940.

Commanding Officer of 159th Infantry December 1941-October 1942. Instructor in India, then China November 1941-February 1945. Brigadier General in April 1943. Commanding General of Replacement and Training Command in 1945.

Retired in September 1946. Decorations included the Legion of Merit. Died on September 30, 1970.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GAARNG, Ohio2nd Battalion, 159th Infantry RegimentChina Combat Training Command
Replacement and School Command
  1931-1935, 2715, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1935-1940, 1542, HHD, Ohio Army National Guard
  1941-1942, 1542, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 159th Infantry Regiment
  1942-1945, 2520, China Combat Training Command
  1945-1956, 00GC, Replacement and School Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
Virginia Military Institute
  1911-1915, Virginia Military Institute
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