Cole, William, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1944, 00G1, United States Department of War
Service Years
1898 - 1944

Field Artillery

Major General

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
May 18, 1953
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 9; Site 6006

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Cole served from June 1898 - Sep 1938.
He re - entered active duty and served Dec 1941 - Sep 1944.
He served a total of 43 years of commissioned service.
Other Comments:
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
Army Garrison, Fort Totten, NYU.S. ArmyArmy Garrison, Fort Clayton, Panama92nd Infantry Division
Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SCHawaiian Coastal Artillery Brigade55th Coast Artillery1st Coast Artillery Regiment (District)
2nd Coast Artillery Regiment (District)V CorpsUnited States Department of War
  1908-1911, 4201, Army Garrison, Fort Totten, NY
  1911-1912, 0006, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1914-1917, Army Garrison, Fort Clayton, Panama
  1917-1919, 1193, 92nd Infantry Division
  1919-1919, 00GC, Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
  1924-1925, 2010, Hawaiian Coastal Artillery Brigade
  1925-1927, 1193, 55th Coast Artillery
  1930-1930, 00GC, 1st Coast Artillery Regiment (District)
  1931-1932, 00GC, Hawaiian Coastal Artillery Brigade
  1932-1936, 00GC, 2nd Coast Artillery Regiment (District)
  1936-1938, 00GC, V Corps
  1941-1944, 00G1, United States Department of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1894-1898, United States Military Academy
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