Collins, James Lawton, Sr., 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
1944-1946, 00GC, 5th Service Command
Service Years
1907 - 1946

Field Artillery

Major General



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Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1882
 
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
Unknown

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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 Additional Information
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
8th Cavalry Regiment7th Field Artillery Regiment5th Service Command
  1907-1908, 8th Cavalry Regiment
  1917-1918, 7th Field Artillery Regiment
  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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