Burress, Withers, LTG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1953-1954, 00GC, First Army (1st Army)
Service Years
1916 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Lieutenant General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Arlington, VA

Date of Passing
Jun 13, 1977
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

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

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 23rd InfantryInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)
ROTC Virginia Military Institute (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet CommandUnited States Department of WarInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GAU.S. Army
100th Division (Institutional Training)VI CorpsUS Army Europe (USAREUR)US Constabulary Europe
Special Troops Battalion, VII CorpsFirst Army (1st Army)
  1916-1919, HHC, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry
  1928-1929, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1930-1931, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1931-1933, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1934-1935, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1935-1940, 2517, ROTC Virginia Military Institute (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1940-1941, United States Department of War
  1941-1942, 2622, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1942-1942, 00GC, Puerto Rican Department
  1942-1945, 00GC, 100th Division (Institutional Training)
  1945-1946, 00GC, VI Corps
  1946-1947, 9310, US Army Europe (USAREUR)
  1947-1948, 00GC, US Constabulary Europe
  1948-1951, 00GC, HHC, Infantry School, Headquarters Command, Infantry Center, Fort Benning, GA
  1951-1952, 00GC, HHC, Special Troops Battalion, VII Corps
  1953-1954, 00GC, First Army (1st Army)
 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
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
Virginia Military Institute
  1910-1914, Virginia Military Institute
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