Alexander, Robert, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1918-1919, 77th Infantry Division
Service Years
1886 - 1919


Major General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Baltimore, Maryland
Last Address
Manhattan, New York City, New York

Date of Passing
Aug 20, 1941
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 3, Lot 1847-A

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Wound Chevron (1917-1932) US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

United States Army General. Admitted to the bar prior to enlistment in the army, he rose through the ranks during action in the Indian Wars, Spanish-American War, the Cuban Occupation, the Philippine Insurrection, and the border skirmishes with Mexico. During World War I he took command of the 77th Infantry Division upon attaining the rank of Major General, he led it during at the Vesle-Aisne advance, the Argonne campaign, and the advance on Sedan.

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 Unit Assignments
6th Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment7th Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment11th Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 14th Infantry RegimentInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseARNG, Maryland
1st Battalion, 17th Infantry U.S. Army41st Infantry Division77th Infantry Division
  1886-1889, 6th Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
  1889-1897, 7th Infantry Regiment
  1897-1898, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1898-1899, 11th Infantry Regiment
  1899-1900, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1900-1908, 11th Infantry Regiment
  1908-1909, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1909-1910, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1910-1913, ARNG, Maryland
  1913-1917, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry /HHC
  1917-1918, American Expeditionary Force
  1918-1918, 41st Infantry Division
  1918-1919, 77th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1865-1898 Indian Wars (US)
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
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