Hinds, John, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1951-1952, 00GC, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
Service Years
1918 - 1956
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1898
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Fort Monroe
Last Address
Claremont, Florida

Date of Passing
Jan 18, 1993
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Post-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned in October 1918 via USMA "short class" of only two years due to WWI.
Retired on 31 March 1956.

 
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
Airborne SchoolU.S. ArmyCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseArmy War College (Staff)
United States Department of WarVI CorpsXXI Corps12th Army Group
2nd Infantry Division ArtilleryUS Far East CommandHQ, Ryukyus Command (RYCOM) 1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1919-1920, 0006, Airborne School
  1921-1922, 0006, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1935-1937, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1938-1939, 0006, Army War College (Staff)
  1939-1942, 2162, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 13A, VI Corps
  1943-1944, 1193, XXI Corps
  1944-1944, 00GC, 12th Army Group
  1944-1946, 00GC, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery
  1949-1950, 41A, US Far East Command
  1950-1951, 00GD, HQ, Ryukyus Command (RYCOM)
  1951-1952, 00GC, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1916-1918, United States Military Academy
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