Henry, Guy, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1947, 2025, Department of Defense (DOD)
Service Years
1898 - 1947
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Cavalry

Major General



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1875
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fort Robinson
Last Address
Chevy Chase, MD

Date of Passing
Nov 29, 1967
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Regarded as one of America's finest horsemen.

Earned a Bronze Medal in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Equestrian Events. 

Inducted into the US Dressage Federation Hall of Fame in December 2001. 

Was the US Army Chief of Cavalry from March 1930 thru March 1934.

Retired in January 1939; but recalled to active duty in September 1941. 

Commander of the Inter - Allied Personnel Board from 1942 - 1945. 

Chairman of the US-Canadian Military Cooperation Commission from 1946 - 1947. 
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
Philippine DepartmentU.S. ArmyUnited States Military Academy West Point (Staff)Adjutant General Of The United States Army
Army War College (Staff)Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseUSAG Command, Fort Myer. VA7th Cavalry Brigade
Army GarrisonsUnited States Department of WarSupreme Headquaters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF)Department of Defense (DOD)
  1900-1902, Philippine Department
  1902-1903, 0006, US Army Cavalry School
  1916-1918, 2500, United States Military Academy West Point (Staff)
  1918-1919, 00GC, Camp Logan, TX
  1919-1920, 2110, Adjutant General Of The United States Army
  1920-1921, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1922-1923, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1923-1924, 2520, US Army Cavalry School
  1927-1930, 2019, USAG Command, Fort Myer. VA/HHC
  1934-1935, 00GC, 7th Cavalry Brigade
  1935-1939, 2019, Army Garrison, Fort Riley, KS/HHC
  1941-1942, 00G1, United States Department of War
  1942-1945, Supreme Headquaters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF)
  1946-1947, 2025, Department of Defense (DOD)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1894-1898, United States Military Academy
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