Gillespie, Alexander, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 00G4, United States Department of War
Service Years
1906 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Ordnance Corps

Brigadier General



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1881
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Argentine
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jan 17, 1956
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Ordnance Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Commissioned in June 1906 in th Field Artillery.



Transferred to Ordnance Corps August 1920.



Had over 40 years of commissiond service.



 


   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
U.S. ArmyOrdnance Officer Advance Course Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)
Airborne SchoolUSAG Rock Island Arsenal (RIA), ILUnited States Department of WarArmy Garrisons
  1910-1911, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1917-1919, 1193, American Expeditionary Force
  1922-1923, Ordnance Officer Advance Course
  1923-1924, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1928-1929, Army War College (Staff)
  1929-1933, Airborne School
  1933-1937, USAG Rock Island Arsenal (RIA), IL
  1937-1940, United States Department of War
  1940-1945, 00GC, HQ Troops, Watervliet Arsenal, NY
  1945-1946, 00G4, 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
  1902-1906, United States Military Academy
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