Shanks, David, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1920-1925, 00GC, 1st Army Corps
Service Years
1884 - 1925


Major General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Salem City
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Apr 10, 1940
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commanding General of the Hoboken Port of Embarkation, New Jersey - primary destination point for all WWI American soldiers being shipped to France.

Published author of two books: "Management of the American Soldier" and "As They Passed though the Port".
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Philippine DepartmentXVIII Airborne Corps (18th Corps)Philippine Division1st Army Corps
  1898-1900, Philippine Department
  1913-1914, 9310, Inspector General (IG), XVIII Airborne Corps (18th Corps)
  1914-1917, Philippine Division
  1920-1925, 00GC, 1st Army Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1880-1884, United States Military Academy
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