Finley, Thomas, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 00GC, 89th Infantry Division
Service Years
1916 - 1947

Infantry

Major General



Two Overseas Service Bars


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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commanding General of 89th Infantry Division from Feb 1943 to Dec 1945.
Deployed to ETO in Jan 1945. Crossed Rhine River at midnight, 22 - 23 March 1945 under intense enemy fire. Rotated to CONUS in Dec 1945.
   
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 Unit Assignments
Basic Airborne Course (BAC)United States Department of WarHQ, US Army Cadet CommandDepartment of the Army (DA)
Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA89th Infantry Division
  1927-1931, Basic Airborne Course (BAC)
  1935-1939, United States Department of War
  1939-1940, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1940-1941, Department of the Army (DA)
  1941-1942, 2162, Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA
  1943-1945, 00GC, 89th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1945-1945 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Advance to the Rhine
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1912-1916, United States Military Academy
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