Birnie, Jr., Upton, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Primary Unit
1934-1938, 00GC, United States Department of War
Service Years
1900 - 1938

Field Artillery

Major General



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1877
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Carlisle
Last Address
Arlington, VA

Date of Passing
Not Specified
 
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Honorable Order of Saint Barbara


 Military Association Memberships
United States Field Artillery Association
  2013, United States Field Artillery Association - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Served as Chief of Field Artillery from March 1934 - August 1938.

1st member of USMA Class of 1900 to be promoted to Major General.
 
President of the Field Artillery Association from 1934 - 1938.

Passed away in 1957.

   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
29th Field Artillery BattalionInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course2nd Field Artillery Regiment
1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery RegimentU.S. ArmyArmy War College (Staff)United States Department of War
  1900-1906, 29th Field Artillery Battalion
  1906-1907, 0006, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1907-1908, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1914-1915, 2nd Field Artillery Regiment
  1917-1918, 1193, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment
  1918-1919, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1921, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1922-1925, 2520, Army War College (Staff)
  1934-1938, 00GC, United States Department of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1896-1900, United States Military Academy
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