Graves, William, 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
1926-1928, 00GC, Panama Canal Department
Service Years
1889 - 1928


Major General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Home Town
Mount Calm
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Feb 27, 1940
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 3

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Last Known Activity
MG Graves was the Commanding General of the AEF - Siberian Force of over 10,000 US soldiers from 1918 - 1920.

His mission was to protect Allied Military Depots along the Trans - Siberian Railway and prevent the Japanese and other groups from increasing their sphere of influence during World War One.  

He also served a member of the Gen Billy Mitchell General Court - Martial from October to December 1925.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
7th Infantry Regiment 6th Infantry Philippine DepartmentUnited States Department of War
U.S. ArmyVI CorpsPanama Canal Department
  1889-1894, 7th Infantry Regiment
  1894-1899, HHC, 6th Infantry
  1899-1906, 1542, Philippine Department
  1909-1912, 2025, United States Department of War
  1914-1918, 2025, United States Department of War
  1918-1920, 00GC, American Expeditionary Force
  1925-1926, 00GC, VI Corps
  1926-1928, 00GC, Panama Canal Department
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1865-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1885-1889, United States Military Academy
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