Woodruff, Roscoe Barnett, Sr., MG

Deceased
 
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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
1951-1953, 00GC, XV Corps
Service Years
1915 - 1953
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Major General



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1891
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Oskaloosa
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 24, 1975
 
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
First Captain of Cadets in the West Point Class of 1915.  This was "the class the stars fell on". His classmates included Dwight Eisenhower and Omar Bradley.
   
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 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry DivisionInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)
United States Department of War23rd Infantry Regiment77th Infantry DivisionVII Corps
84th Infantry Division24th Infantry DivisionI CorpsFirst Army (1st Army)
XV Corps
  1917-1918, 2nd Infantry Division
  1925-1926, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1926-1927, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1931-1932, Army War College (Staff)
  1936-1940, United States Department of War
  1941-1942, 1542, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1942-1943, 00GC, 77th Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 00GC, VII Corps
  1944-1944, 84th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 00GC, 24th Infantry Division
  1945-1948, 00GC, I Corps
  1948-1951, 00GD, First Army (1st Army)
  1951-1953, 00GC, XV Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1911-1915, United States Military Academy
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