Birnie, Upton, Jr., MG

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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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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Arlington, VA

Date of Passing
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Location of Interment
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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 Associations and Other Affiliations
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.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
29th Field Artillery BattalionInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Course2nd Field Artillery Regiment
1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery U.S. ArmyArmy War College (Staff)United States Department of War
  1900-1906, 29th Field Artillery Battalion
  1906-1907, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1907-1908, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1914-1915, 2nd Field Artillery Regiment
  1917-1918, 1193, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery
  1918-1919, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1921, 6, 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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