Gaffey, Hugh, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 00GC, 4th Armored Division
Service Years
1917 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1895
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Hartford, CT
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jun 16, 1946
 
Location of Interment
Fort Knox Post Cemetery - Fort Knox, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Artillery Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Gaffey was killed in a B-25 Mitchell crash at Godman Field, KY on June 16, 1946.

The US Navy transport ship USNS General Hugh J. Gaffey (T-AP-121) was named in his honor.

   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. ArmyI Armored Corps2nd Armored Division3rd Army
4th Armored Division
  1917-1919, 312th Field Artillery Battalion
  1940-1942, I Armored Corps
  1942-1944, 2nd Armored Division
  1944-1944, 2010, 3rd Army
  1944-1945, 00GC, 4th Armored Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  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
 Colleges Attended 
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  1912-1916, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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