Wilson, Sr., Walter, MG

Deceased
 
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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
1942-1944, 00GC, Western Defense Command
Service Years
1902 - 1944

Field Artillery

Major General



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1880
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Jan 20, 1954
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2

 Official Badges 

War Department Military Intelligence Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned from USMA in June 1902 and retired June 1944.

Served as Coast Artillery officer for over 42 years.  

Director of Army Emergency Relief from 1944 - 1946.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Coast Artillery Regiment (District)U.S. ArmyOffice of the Chief of Staff of the ArmyArmy War College (Staff)
Hawaiian CommandUnited States Department of WarVII Corps Philippine Department
III Corps (3rd Corps)9th Coast Artillery DistrictWestern Defense Command
  1905-1906, 2nd Coast Artillery Regiment (District)
  1909-1912, 2520, Coast Artillery School
  1917-1918, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1918-1920, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1921, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1921-1922, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1922-1925, 1193, Hawaiian Command
  1925-1929, 9300, United States Department of War
  1935-1937, 2010, VII Corps
  1937-1938, 00GC, 2nd Coast Artillery Regiment (District)
  1938-1940, 00GC, Philippine Department
  1940-1941, 00GC, III Corps (3rd Corps)
  1941-1942, 00GC, 9th Coast Artillery District
  1942-1944, 00GC, Western Defense Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1898-1902, United States Military Academy
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