Rooks, Lowell, 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
1945-1945, 00GC, 90th Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1947
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Nogalas, Arizona

Date of Passing
Jan 17, 1973
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Upon retirement from the US Army on 31 December 1945, MG Rooks was the General - Director of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) from Jan 1947 - Sep 1948.

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 Unit Assignments
Infantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)Army Ground Forces
II CorpsHQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)90th Infantry Division
  1926-1927, 0006, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1933-1935, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1936-1937, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1941-1942, 2520, Army Ground Forces
  1942-1942, 2010, II Corps
  1942-1943, 2162, HQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
  1945-1945, 00GC, 90th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
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