Croft, Edward, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1935-1937, 00GC, United States Department of War
Service Years
1898 - 1937


Major General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Greenville, SC

Date of Passing
Jan 28, 1938
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 2, Site 4941

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Aide-de-Camp Aiguillette

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Chief of Infantry from May 1933 thru October 1937.

Awarded Silver Star and Purple Heart for valor and wounds received on July 27, 1901 during a battle at Cebu, Philippines.

Served over 39 years of commissioned service.
Other Comments:
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 19th Infantry USAG Presidio of San FranciscoInfantry Officer Advanced CoursePhilippine Department
Army GarrisonsUS Army Recruiting Command (USAREC)1st Battalion, 26th Infantry2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment
76th Infantry DivisionHHC, 1st Battalion, 308th Infantry Command and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)
Army Garrison Fort Hamilton, NY1st Battalion, 16th Infantry United States Department of War2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry
  1898-1901, HHC, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
  1901-1903, 2030, USAG Presidio of San Francisco
  1903-1903, HHC, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
  1903-1904, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1904-1907, HHC, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
  1910-1912, Philippine Department
  1912-1913, Army Garrison, Fort Sheridan, IL
  1913-1915, 2310, US Army Recruiting Command (USAREC)
  1915-1917, HHC, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry
  1917-1917, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment
  1917-1918, 76th Infantry Division
  1918-1919, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 308th Infantry
  1920-1921, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1921-1923, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1923-1924, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1924-1926, 2019, Army Garrison Fort Hamilton, NY
  1926-1928, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry
  1928-1932, 2162, United States Department of War
  1932-1935, 1542, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry
  1935-1937, 00GC, United States Department of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
  1894-1898, Citadel
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