Collier, William, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
2010-Chief of Staff
Primary Unit
1953-1954, 2025, Immediate Office of the Secretary of the Army (IOSA)
Service Years
1914 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Brigadier General



Eight Overseas Service Bars


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Home Country
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Bristol
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Sep 24, 1984
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 34; 40-A-1

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
Union Army1st Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment7th Infantry Regiment Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA1st Battalion, 15th Infantry RegimentCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)
1st Army Corps78th Infantry DivisionXX CorpsHQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
United States Forces Korea (USFK)8th Army, Korea (EUSA)US Far East CommandDepartment of the Army (DA)
  1914-1917, 1st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Heavy Artillery
  1917-1919, 1542, 1st Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1920-1924, 2162, 7th Infantry Regiment
  1924-1925, 0006, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1925-1929, 2520, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1929-1933, 1542, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment
  1933-1935, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1936-1937, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1937-1941, 2260, 1st Army Corps
  1941-1942, 2025, Infantry Board, Infantry Center and School, Fort Benning, GA
  1942-1943, 2010, 78th Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 2010, XX Corps
  1944-1946, 2010, HQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
  1948-1950, 2010, United States Forces Korea (USFK)
  1950-1951, 2010, 8th Army, Korea (EUSA)
  1951-1953, 2625, US Far East Command
  1953-1954, 2025, Immediate Office of the Secretary of the Army (IOSA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1916-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)/Pancho Villa Expedition (1916-1917)
  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
  1948-1950 US Occupation of Japan
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