Zimmerman, Wayne, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1954-1956, 9310, US Army Inspector General Agency (USAIGA)/Office of the Inspector General
Service Years
1918 - 1956
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Major General



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1897
 
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Dec 23, 1983
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

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


 Unofficial Badges 






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Earned DSC and two BSMs while commanding the 17th Infantry Regiment during the battle of Attu Island, Alaska during WW2.   
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA7th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment
98th Infantry DivisionSecond Army, Fort Gillem, GA17th Airborne DivisionArmy Ground Forces
Department of the Army (DA)
  1939-1940, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1940-1942, 2520, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1942-1943, 2010, 7th Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 1542, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1944-1946, 00GD, 98th Infantry Division
  1946-1948, 2260, Second Army, Fort Gillem, GA
  1948-1949, 00GC, 17th Airborne Division
  1949-1954, 2162, Army Ground Forces
  1954-1956, 9310, US Army Inspector General Agency (USAIGA)/Office of the Inspector General
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1943 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43)
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1916-1918, United States Military Academy
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