Barnes, Gladeon, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Last Primary MOS
2040-Test & Evaluation Officer
Primary Unit
1938-1946, 2040, Department of the Army (DA)
Service Years
1910 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Ordnance Corps

Major General



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1887
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Vermontsville
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Nov 15, 1961
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 30; Site 793RH

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Ordnance Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned into Coast Artillery Corps in Sep 1910.
Transferred to Ordnance Corps July 1920.
Helped develop the ENIAC Computer system during World War II.
Went to the ETO in early 1945 to personnally supervise the delivery and use of the new M26 Sherman tank, which he helped develop.

 
 
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
Army GarrisonsU.S. ArmyIndustrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)Army War College (Staff)
Department of the Army (DA)
  1916-1918, Army Garrison Camp Merritt, New Jersey
  1918-1919, American Expeditionary Force
  1935-1936, 0006, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Staff)
  1937-1938, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1938-1946, 2040, Department of the Army (DA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  1906-1910, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
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