Gasser, Lorenzo, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00G1-Army General Officer (G1)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1945, 2025, United States Department of War
Service Years
1898 - 1945


Major General

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Oct 29, 1955
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 3 Site 1696 A

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

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Last Known Activity
MG Gasser served in the Spanish American War (Cuba), Philippine Insurrection, WWI (France) and WWII (CONUS).

He retired in May 1940; but was recalled to active duty to be the Chair of the War Department Manpower Board.  He served as Chair from 1941 - 1945.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 28th Infantry U.S. ArmyArmy War College (Staff)
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry United States Department of War
  1901-1902, HHC, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment
  1902-1911, HHC, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry
  1917-1919, 1984, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1921, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1931-1934, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1936-1937, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry
  1937-1940, 2260, United States Department of War
  1941-1945, 2025, 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
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
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