Nevins, Arthur, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
2162-Operations & Training Staff Officer (G3, S3)
Primary Unit
1943-1946, 00G3, Supreme Headquaters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF)
Service Years
1917 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Brigadier General



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1891
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Camp Point, IL
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jan 19, 1979
 
Location of Interment
Gettysburg National Cemetery - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Close friend of General Eisenhower since 1936, when they both served in the Philippines.

Managed General Eisenhower's Gettysburg, PA farm while Ike was NATO CinC and President (1951 - 1961).

   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
57th Infantry RegimentUS Army Cadet CommandInfantry Officer Advanced CourseInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)Philippine DepartmentVIII Corps
5th Army (Fifth Army)Supreme Headquaters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF)
  1920-1923, 57th Infantry Regiment
  1923-1925, ROTC University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Cadre)
  1927-1928, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1928-1931, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1931-1933, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1935-1936, Army War College (Staff)
  1936-1939, Philippine Department
  1939-1940, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1940-1942, 2162, VIII Corps
  1943-1943, 2162, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
  1943-1946, 00G3, Supreme Headquaters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Illinois at Springfield
  1909-1913, University of Illinois at Springfield
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