Wyche, Ira, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1947-1948, 9310, US Army Inspector General Agency (USAIGA), Office of the Secretary of the Army
Service Years
1911 - 1948
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jul 08, 1981
Location of Interment
Fort Bragg Post Cemetery - Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned as 2LT of Infantry in June 1911.

Transferred to FA in Jan 1917.

Commanding General of 79th infantry Division in the ETO 1942 - 1945.

US Army Inspector General Jan 1947 - Sep 1948.

Retired on Sep 31, 1948.
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 13th Infantry U.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)
14th Field Artillery2nd Battalion, 4th Field ArtilleryUnited States Department of War75th Field Artillery Brigade
79th Infantry DivisionVIII CorpsIII Corps (3rd Corps)1st Service Command
Department of the Army (DA)
  1911-1914, 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry
  1918-1919, 60th Field Artillery Battalion
  1923-1924, 6, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1924-1925, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1933-1934, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1934-1935, 1193, HHB, 14th Field Artillery
  1938-1940, 1193, 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery
  1940-1941, United States Department of War
  1941-1942, 00GC, 75th Field Artillery Brigade
  1942-1945, 00GC, 79th Infantry Division
  1945-1945, VIII Corps
  1946-1946, 00GC, III Corps (3rd Corps)
  1946-1947, 00GC, 1st Service Command
  1947-1948, 9310, US Army Inspector General Agency (USAIGA), Office of the Secretary of the Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1907-1911, United States Military Academy
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