Holly, Joseph, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
2500-School Commandant
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 2010, HQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
Service Years
1918 - 1951
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Armor

Brigadier General



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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1896
 
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Aug 19, 1987
 
Location of Interment
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Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned in October 1918 as 2LT of Infantry.
Transferred to Armor in 1943.
Retired in Jan 1951.
   
Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments
U.S. ArmyBasic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolArmor Officers' Advanced CourseInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident CourseSchool Assignments - StaffHQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
  1918-1919, 1542, American Expeditionary Force
  1920-1921, 0006, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1929-1930, 0006, Armor Officers' Advanced Course
  1932-1935, 2520, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1935-1937, 0006, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1943-1944, 2500, The Armored Force School (Staff) Fort Knox KY
  1943-1944, 2500, The Armored Force School (Staff) Fort Knox KY
  1945-1946, 2010, HQ European Theater of Operations, United States Army (ETOUSA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1916-1918, United States Military Academy
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