Faymonville, Philip, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Last Primary MOS
9303-Army Attache
Last MOS Group
Military Intelligence (Officer)
Primary Unit
1945-1948, 2162, 4th Service Command
Service Years
1912 - 1948
Foreign Language(s)
Russian
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Ordnance Corps

Brigadier General



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1888
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Mar 29, 1962
 
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
X-64

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Served as the 1st US Military Attache to the Soviet Union from 1934 - 1939.

Also, served as the Chief of the American Supply Mission (Lend Lease Program) to the Soviet Union from 1941 - 1943.  In this role, he had direct access to President Franklin D Roosevelt.

Spoke fluent Russian.  
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseState DepartmentUnited States Department of War
4th Army4th Service Command
  1932-1933, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)
  1933-1934, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1934-1939, State Department
  1939-1940, United States Department of War
  1940-1941, 4th Army
  1941-1943, 00G4, State Department
  1943-1945, 1984, United States Department of War
  1945-1948, 2162, 4th Service Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Stanford UniversityUnited States Military Academy
  1907-1908, Stanford University
  1908-1912, United States Military Academy
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