Hearn, Thomas Guerdon, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1944, China-Burma-India (CBI)
Service Years
1915 - 1946

Infantry

Major General



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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1890
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Hearn, Thomas Guerdon, MG USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Tuskegee, Alabama
Last Address
Unnknown

Date of Passing
Jun 04, 1980
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section 3, Site 3886-B-1

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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Last Known Activity
Born at Tuskagee, Alabama, November 14, 1890, he was a student at Alabama Ply Institute in 1911 and graduated from West Point in 1915. He was commissioned a Second Liutenant, Infantry, June 1915, and advanced through the grades to Major General in 1943.

He served in the Mexican Border Campaign, 1916-17, with the American Expeditionary Forces in France in World War I, 1918-19, and in Asia in World War II as Chief of Staff of China, Burma and India Theater of Operations. He received the Distinguished Service Medal for his long service to the nation.

He died in 1980 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Charlotte Frances Jadwin Hearn (1894-1979), who he married on December 17, 1917, is buried with him.

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 Unit Assignments
China-Burma-India (CBI)
  1917-1918, American Expeditionary Force
  1942-1944, China-Burma-India (CBI)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1916-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)/Pancho Villa Expedition (1916-1917)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1942-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1911-1914, United States Military Academy
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