Richardson, Robert, GEN

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
General
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1943-1946, 00GC, US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
Service Years
1904 - 1946
Foreign Language(s)
French
Italian
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Cavalry

General



Ten Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1882
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Charleston
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Mar 02, 1954
 
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Department of the Army Military Intelligence Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
GEN Richardson serve as a commissioned officer from June 1904 - October 1946.

Posthumously promoted to GENERAL by act of US Congress in July 1954.
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
14th Cavalry RegimentAirborne School23rd Infantry RegimentUnited States Military Academy West Point (Staff)
U.S. ArmyUnited States Department of WarPhilippine DepartmentCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)Army War College (Staff)5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison2nd Armored BCT, 1st Cavalry Division
1st Cavalry DivisionVII Corps US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
  1904-1906, 14th Cavalry Regiment
  1906-1911, 2520, Airborne School
  1911-1912, 14th Cavalry Regiment
  1912-1914, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1914-1917, 2520, United States Military Academy West Point (Staff)
  1917-1919, 9330, American Expeditionary Force
  1919-1921, 2025, United States Department of War
  1921-1923, Philippine Department
  1923-1924, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1926-1928, 9303, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)
  1928-1933, 2500, United States Military Academy West Point (Staff)/Office of the Commandant, United States Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy
  1933-1934, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1934-1935, 9301, United States Department of War
  1935-1938, 1204, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
  1938-1940, 00GC, 2nd Armored BCT, 1st Cavalry Division
  1940-1941, 00GC, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1941-1943, 00GC, VII Corps
  1943-1946, 00GC, US Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1900-1904, United States Military Academy
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