Finley, Thomas, MG

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


Major General

Two Overseas Service Bars

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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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