Shedd, William, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1946, 00GC, 9th Service Command, Army Service Forces
Service Years
1907 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Feb 12, 1953
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2

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 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Shedd was the Director of the AEF Artillery School in France in 1917 and then Chief of the Artillery Section, AEF HQ in 1918.

He was the Director of the US Army Coast Artillery School, Fort Monroe, VA in 1935 - 1937.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)United States Department of War
Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command2nd Coast Artillery Regiment (District)4th Coast Artillery Regiment (District)Panama Canal Department
9th Service Command, Army Service Forces
  1917-1919, American Expeditionary Force
  1925-1926, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1926-1927, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1927-1928, Army War College (Staff)
  1928-1932, United States Department of War
  1932-1935, Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command
  1935-1937, Coastal Artillery School
  1937-1938, 2nd Coast Artillery Regiment (District)
  1938-1939, 4th Coast Artillery Regiment (District)
  1939-1941, United States Department of War
  1941-1943, 00GC, Panama Canal Department
  1944-1946, 00GC, 9th Service Command, Army Service Forces
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1903-1907, United States Military Academy
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