Fredendall, Lloyd Ralston, 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
1943-1946, 00GC, Second Army (2nd Army)
Service Years
1907 - 1946
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Cold War Certificate


Lieutenant General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Cheyenne, Wyoming
Last Address
San Diego, California

Date of Passing
Oct 04, 1963
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Site 52 - A

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Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Last Known Activity
He is best known for his command of the Central Task Force landings during Operation Torch in Northwest Africa, and his command of II Corps during the early stages of the Tunsian Campaign.  After being defeated at Kasserine Pass in March 1943, he was relieved of command from II Corps and sent back to the USA.  In spite of his relief for cause, he was promoted to LTG and commanded the 2nd Army (in the USA) until his retirement in Mar 1946.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Philippine DepartmentSignal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)Philippine DivisionUnited States Department of War
5th Infantry Division4th Infantry DivisionII CorpsSecond Army (2nd Army)
  1907-1909, Philippine Department
  1914-1914, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
  1917-1919, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry
  1921-1922, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1922-1923, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1924-1925, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1936-1938, 1542, 57th Infantry Regiment, 57th Infantry Regiment (PS)
  1938-1939, United States Department of War
  1939-1940, 00GD, 5th Infantry Division
  1940-1941, 00GC, 4th Infantry Division
  1941-1943, 00GC, II Corps
  1943-1946, 00GC, Second Army (2nd Army)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  1901-1902, United States Military Academy
  1903-1907, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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