Gerow, Lee, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GD-Commanding General (Deputy)
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 00GD, 85th Infantry Division
Service Years
1916 - 1949
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Brigadier General



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1891
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Petersburgh
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
May 19, 1982
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 130

 Official Badges 

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


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned a 2LT of Infantry in November 1916.
Served in: Mexican Border service, WWI Occupation, and WWII Italy.
Retired in July 1949.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

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 Unit Assignments
36th Infantry Division95th Infantry DivisionUnited States Department of WarU.S. Army
Infantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)Naval War College
1st Battalion, 338th Infantry85th Infantry Division
  1916-1917, 11B, 36th Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 11A, 95th Infantry Division
  1919-1920, 6302, United States Department of War
  1920-1922, 11A, American Expeditionary Force
  1928-1929, 11A, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1930-1931, 11A, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1938-1939, 11A, Army War College (Staff)
  1939-1940, 11A, Naval War College
  1940-1942, 11A, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 1542, 1st Battalion, 338th Infantry
  1943-1945, 00GD, 85th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1916-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)/Pancho Villa Expedition (1916-1917)
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Virginia Military Institute
  1909-1913, Virginia Military Institute
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