Watson, Leroy Hugh, Sr., 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
1948-1953, 00GC, 6th Army (Sixth Army)
Service Years
1915 - 1953
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Saint Louis, Missouri
Last Address
Beverly Hills, California

Date of Passing
Feb 12, 1975
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
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Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Member of the West Point Class of 1915; "the Class the Stars Fell On".

West Point Classmate of GEN Dwight Eisenhower.

MG Watson passed away in 1975.


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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. ArmyInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)
United States Department of War1st Battalion, 66th Armor 3rd Armored Division79th Infantry Division
US Constabulary Europe6th Army (Sixth Army)
  1917-1919, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1921, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1929-1930, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1933-1934, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1936-1940, United States Department of War
  1940-1941, 1203, HHC, 1st Battalion, 66th Armor
  1942-1944, 00GC, 3rd Armored Division
  1944-1945, 00GC, 79th Infantry Division
  1945-1948, 00GC, US Constabulary Europe
  1948-1953, 00GC, 6th Army (Sixth Army)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1911-1915, United States Military Academy
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