Summerall, Charles Pelot, Sr., GEN

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Last Rank
General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Primary Unit
1926-1930, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
Service Years
1892 - 1931

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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1867
 
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Home Town
Blunts Ferry, Florida
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
May 14, 1955
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 30, Lot S-16

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United States Army General. Graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1892. He served during the Philippine Insurrection from 1899 to 1900, and was a member of the China Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion (where he participated in the attack on Peking). During World War I he commanded the 1st Division, and the V Corps in the Cantigny, Soissons, St. Mihiel, and Meuse-Argonne operations. Served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Army from November 21, 1926 to November 20, 1930. He retired from the Army in March 1931, and served as President of The Citadel Military Academy from 1931 until 1953.

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 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery RegimentArmy Garrison Fort Hamilton, NY106th Field Artillery Battalion
3rd Field Artillery BattalionAirborne SchoolU.S. Army1st Division (Big Red One)
V CorpsArmy of the Potomac/II Corps25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1892-1893, 1st Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment
  1893-1895, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment
  1895-1898, Army Garrison Fort Hamilton, NY
  1901-1903, 106th Field Artillery Battalion
  1903-1905, 3rd Field Artillery Battalion
  1905-1911, Airborne School
  1917-1917, 167th Field Artillery Brigade
  1917-1918, 1st Division (Big Red One)/1st Field Artillery Brigade
  1918-1918, V Corps
  1919-1921, II Corps/1st Division
  1921-1924, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1926-1930, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1900 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1900-1900 Boxer Rebellion (China Relief Service)
  1917-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1888-1892, United States Military Academy
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