Busbee, Charles Manly, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1946, 102nd Infantry Division
Service Years
1915 - 1953

Field Artillery

Brigadier General

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Busbee, Charles Manly, BG USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Raleigh, North Carolina
Last Address
Salem, Virginia

Date of Passing
Jan 19, 1970
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 3 Lot 1652

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Last Known Activity
Born on July 3, 1893 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Commissioned in the Field Artillery from West Point in 1915.

Served with the Punitive Expedition into Mexico 1916-1917. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1926. Instructor at General Service Schools 1926-1928. Graduated from Army War College in 1930. Commanding Officer of 79th Field Artillery May-December 1941. Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations at Eastern Defense Command in 1942. Brigadier General in July 1942. Commanding General of 102nd Division Artillery August 1942-1946. Reverted to Colonel in April 1946. Retired in July 1953. Decorations included the Legion of Merit, two Bronze Stars and the Commendation Ribbon.

Died on January 19, 1970 in Salem Virginia.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course1st Battalion, 79th Field Artillery RegimentEastern Defense Command102nd Infantry Division
  1926-1928, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1941-1941, HHB, 1st Battalion, 79th Field Artillery Regiment
  1942-1942, Eastern Defense Command
  1942-1946, 102nd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1915-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1946 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyCommand and General Staff CollegeArmy War College
  1911-1915, United States Military Academy
  1925-1926, Command and General Staff College
  1928-1930, Army War College
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