Hays, George, LTG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1952-1953, 00GC, US Forces Austria (USFA)
Service Years
1917 - 1953
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Lieutenant General



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
1892
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Sep 07, 1978
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 11; Site 540-2

 Official Badges 

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


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Born in Chee Foo, China to Missionary parents.
Commissioned in October 1917 as 2LT of Field Artillery.
Awarded Medal of Honor for actions in World War I in 1918.
Retired in April 1953.
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
10th Field Artillery RegimentU.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)
99th Field Artillery Battalion (DIVARTY) 1st Cavalry Division85th Infantry Division2nd Infantry Division Artillery10th Mountain Division (LI)
2nd Infantry DivisionUS Forces Austria (USFA)
  1917-1918, 13E, 10th Field Artillery Regiment
  1921-1922, 13A, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1932-1934, 13A, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1939-1940, 13A, Army War College (Staff)
  1940-1941, 1193, 99th Field Artillery Battalion (DIVARTY) 1st Cavalry Division
  1942-1943, 00GD, 85th Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 00GC, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery
  1944-1945, 00GC, 10th Mountain Division (LI)
  1944-1945, 00GC, 10th Mountain Division (LI)
  1945-1949, 00GC, 2nd Infantry Division
  1952-1953, 00GC, US Forces Austria (USFA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
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