Hughes, John, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1945, 00G1, United States Department of War
Service Years
1897 - 1945


Major General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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New York
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MG Hughes saw combat in Cuba (1898) and France (1918).

He was the Commanding General of the Philippine Department/Division,1937 - 1939.

He retired in FEB 1940.
He was recalled to active duty from SEP 1941 to FEB 1945 and served as a Member of the War Department Personnel Board..

MG Hughes passed away in 1953.
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 Unit Assignments
U.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseUnited States Department of War26th Infantry Regiment
1st Army CorpsPhilippine DivisionPhilippine Department
  1918-1919, 9310, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1921, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1921-1922, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1922-1925, 2025, United States Department of War
  1925-1927, 1542, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry/HHC
  1927-1931, 2010, 1st Army Corps
  1933-1937, 2162, United States Department of War
  1937-1938, 00GC, Philippine Division
  1938-1939, 00GC, Philippine Department
  1941-1945, 00G1, United States Department of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1893-1897, United States Military Academy
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