Austin, Fred, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Primary Unit
1927-1930, 00GC, United States Department of War
Service Years
1898 - 1930

Field Artillery

Major General



Eight Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Vermont
Vermont
Year of Birth
1867
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Hancock
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 26, 1938
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section G Site 5698

 Official Badges 

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


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Austin served as the Chief of Field Artillery Dec 1927 - Feb 1930.

He transferred from Infantry to FA 1907.

He served in 3 wars: Spanish-American, Phiippine Insurrection and WWI.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

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 Unit Assignments
ARNG, Massachusetts1st Battalion, 46th Infantry 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery1st Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment
81st Infantry DivisionUS Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)Department of the Army (DA)United States Department of War
  1898-1899, ARNG, Massachusetts
  1899-1901, 1st Battalion, 46th Infantry
  1907-1915, 1193, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery
  1916-1917, 1st Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment
  1918-1919, 1193, 81st Infantry Division
  1919-1921, 00GC, US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
  1921-1927, 9310, Office of the Inspector General, US Army Inspector General Agency (USAIGA)
  1927-1930, 00GC, United States Department of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
Norwich University
  1884-1888, Norwich University
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