Wetherill, Richard, COL

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1929-1932, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Service Years
1898 - 1940

Infantry

Colonel


One Service Stripe



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1877
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1940
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
District Of Columbia
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Wound Chevron (1917-1932)


 Unofficial Badges 






 Ribbon Bar


 
 Unit Assignments
U.S. ArmyUnion Army1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment82nd Division
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)
  1898-1898, 1st Wisconsin Brigade/1st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment
  1899-1901, 20th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment
  1901-1902, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry Regiment
  1918-1918, 1542, 82nd Division
  1921-1922, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1922-1923, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1929-1932, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
COL Wetherill was SGT Alvin York's Regimental Commander in France during World War One.

COL Wetherill participated in combat operations in Cuba (1898), Philippines (1901), and France (1918).  

 
   
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