Gillem, Alvan C, Jr., LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1947-1950, 00GC, 3rd Army
Service Years
1910 - 1950
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Lieutenant General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Feb 13, 1973
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
From 1959 to 1963, LTG (R) Gillem, Jr was the Purchasing Director for the State of Georgia.

He was also the Executive Director of the National Foundation of the March of Dimes  from 1963 - 1967.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
17th Infantry12th Infantry8th Infantry DivisionHQ, US Army Cadet Command
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)1st Battalion, 66th Infantry 3rd Armored Division
II Armored CorpsArmy GarrisonsXIII CorpsVII Corps
3rd Army
  1910-1911, HHC, 17th Infantry
  1911-1912, HHC, 17th Infantry
  1912-1914, HHC, 12th Infantry
  1918-1919, 1542, 8th Infantry Division
  1919-1920, 2517, ROTC Montana State University (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1922-1923, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1923-1925, 1542, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1940-1941, 1st Battalion, 66th Infantry
  1941-1942, 3rd Armored Division
  1942-1943, 00GC, II Armored Corps
  1943-1943, 2019, Army Garrison, Fort Knox, KY
  1943-1947, 00GC, XIII Corps
  1945-1946, VII Corps
  1947-1950, 00GC, 3rd Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
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