Magruder, Bruce, 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
1942-1945, 00GC, Army Garrison, Camp Wolters, TX
Service Years
1904 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Major General


One Service Stripe



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
1882
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Washington, DC
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
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Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
While forming and commanding the 1st Armored Division in 1940, MG Magruder developed the Division nickname "Old Ironsides".  

   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
Coast ArtilleryU.S. ArmyInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
US Army Cadet Command1st Battalion, 66th Infantry RegimentInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA1st Armored Division
Army Garrisons
  1904-1907, Coast Artillery
  1917-1919, 9301, American Expeditionary Force
  1922-1923, 0006, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1926-1927, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1933-1936, 2517, US Army Cadet Command
  1936-1937, 1542, 1st Battalion, 66th Infantry Regiment
  1937-1940, 2500, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1940-1942, 00GC, 1st Armored Division
  1942-1945, 00GC, Army Garrison, Camp Wolters, TX
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
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