Peterson, Virgil Lee, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
9310-Inspector General
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Officer)
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 9310, Army Service Forces
Service Years
1908 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Engineer Corps

Major General


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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1882
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Raywick, KY
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 15, 1956
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec: 2, Site: 4738 - C

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Peterson was the US Army Inspector General throughout World War 2.

He was also the Director of Army Engineer Training during World War 1.

   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)Command and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)3rd Engineer Battalion
Department of the Army (DA)Army Service Forces
  1917-1918, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  1924-1925, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1930-1932, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  1932-1933, Army War College (Staff)
  1933-1934, Corps of Engineers Division/District, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  1934-1935, 3rd Engineer Battalion
  1936-1938, Corps of Engineers Division/District, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  1939-1945, 9310, Office of the Inspector General, US Army Inspector General Agency (USAIGA)
  1945-1946, 9310, Army Service Forces
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1904-1908, United States Military Academy
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