Collins, James Lawton, Sr., MG

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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
1944-1946, 00GC, 5th Service Command
Service Years
1907 - 1946

Field Artillery

Major General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Collins, James Lawton, Sr., MG.
Contact Info
Home Town
Algiers, Louisiana
Last Address

Date of Passing
Jun 30, 1963
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Sec 34 Sit 121-A

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Last Known Activity

United States Army General. The father of astronaut Michael Collins, he served
as aide-de-camp to General John J. Pershing during the Philippine Insurrection,
the Mexican Punititve Expedition and in France during World War I. During World
War II he commanded the Puerto Rican Division and the 5th Service Command. He
retired in 1946.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
8th US Cavalry 1st Battalion, 7th Artillery 5th Service Command
  1907-1908, 8th US Cavalry
  1917-1918, 1st Battalion, 7th Artillery
  1941-1944, 00GC, Puerto Rican Department
  1944-1946, 00GC, 5th Service Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1908-1909 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1916-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)/Pancho Villa Expedition (1916-1917)
  1918-1918 World War I/Montdidier-Noyon Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
  1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Tulane UniversityUnited States Military Academy
  1900-1903, Tulane University
  1903-1907, United States Military Academy
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