Buck, Beaumont, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1918-1919, 1542, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1885 - 1924


Major General

Seven Overseas Service Bars

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Home Town
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Feb 10, 1950
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
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Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned in June 1885 and retired in Jan 1924.
Wrote a book on his experiences in the US Army, "Memories of Peace and War".
Served during the Indian Wars, Spanish - American War, Philippine Insurrection and World War I.
Awarded DSC for his actions during WWI.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
16th InfantryArmy War College (Staff)Philippine Department1st Battalion, 28th Infantry
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
  1900-1901, HHC, 16th Infantry
  1908-1909, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1909-1913, Philippine Department
  1916-1918, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry
  1918-1919, 1542, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1865-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1881-1885, United States Military Academy
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