MacKelvie, Jay, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 00GC, V Corps Artillery
Service Years
1917 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Brigadier General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Denver, CO

Date of Passing
Dec 05, 1985
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Army Retired-Soldier for Life US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
BG MacKelvie joined the 7th Cavalry in 1913 and was promoted to SGT by in 1917.

He was commissioned in June 1917.

He transferred from Cavalry to Field Artillery in July 1920. 

He retired on Sep 30, 1946. 
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
7th US Cavalry 1st Battalion, 78th Field ArtilleryU.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
Army War College (Staff)United States Department of War85th Infantry DivisionXII Corps
90th Infantry Division80th Infantry DivisionV Corps Artillery
  1913-1917, HHT, 7th US Cavalry
  1917-1919, 1st Battalion, 78th Field Artillery
  1922-1923, 6, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1931-1932, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1935-1936, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1941-1942, 2025, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 1193, 85th Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 1193, XII Corps
  1944-1944, 00GC, 90th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 1193, 80th Infantry Division
  1945-1946, 00GC, V Corps Artillery
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1916-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)/Pancho Villa Expedition (1916-1917)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
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