Danforth, E.G.B., Jr., BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1951-1954, 00GC, USAG Presidio of San Francisco
Service Years
1915 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Brigadier General

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Sep 06, 1974
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 11: Lot93

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

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
During World War I, he was SGT Alvin York's company commander - Company G, 328th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Infantry Division.

He was awarded two Silver Star Citations during WWI (later converted to Silver Star Medals).

He served on active duty from Aug 1917 thru June 1919 - and - Nov 1940 thru Aug 1954.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
82nd DivisionHQ, US Army Reserve Command (USARC)Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SCCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
4th Service Command, Army Service ForcesDepartment of the Army (DA)US Far East CommandUSAG Presidio of San Francisco
  1917-1919, 1542, 82nd Division
  1919-1940, HQ, US Army Reserve Command (USARC)
  1940-1941, Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
  1941-1942, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1942-1945, 3900, 4th Service Command, Army Service Forces
  1945-1949, 2025, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (ODCSPER)
  1949-1951, 2180, US Far East Command
  1951-1954, 00GC, USAG Presidio of San Francisco
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Harvard University
  1911-1915, Harvard University
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