Kennedy, John, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1941-1945, 00GC, Provisional Field Artillery Brigade
Service Years
1908 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Brigadier General

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Sep 26, 1969
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 7; #7007

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned as 2LT of Cavalry, June 1908.
Awarded Medal of Honor in 1909 for heroic actions in the Philippines.
Transferred to Field Artillery, Jan 1917.
Retired Jan 1946.
Other Comments:
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. Army1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery RegimentCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)
Department of the Army (DA)2nd Battalion, 83rd Field Artillery RegimentUS Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 8th Infantry Division
  1908-1910, 6th US Cavalry
  1914-1915, US Army Cavalry School
  1917-1919, 1193, 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment
  1923-1924, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1931-1932, Army War College (Staff)
  1932-1936, Office of the Inspector General, US Army Inspector General Agency (USAIGA)
  1936-1938, 1193, 2nd Battalion, 83rd Field Artillery Regiment
  1938-1940, US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
  1940-1941, 1193, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 8th Infantry Division
  1941-1945, 00GC, Provisional Field Artillery Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1941-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1904-1908, United States Military Academy
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