Lowry, Sumter, Jr., 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
1944-1945, 00GC, Army Service Forces Training Centers
Service Years
1914 - 1953
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

Major General



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Florida
Florida
Year of Birth
1893
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. Augustine
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 02, 1985
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Army National Guard Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned in June 1914 as 2LT of Infantry, Florida Army National Guard.
Transferred to Field Artillery 1924.
Retired from Florida National Guard Aug 1953. 
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

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 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 2nd Infantry 1st Infantry Division1st Battalion, 116th Field Artillery56th Field Artillery Brigade
31st Infantry DivisionArmy Service Forces Training Centers
  1914-1917, 1542, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Infantry
  1917-1919, 1st Infantry Division
  1924-1934, 1193, 1st Battalion, 116th Field Artillery
  1934-1942, 1193, 56th Field Artillery Brigade
  1942-1944, 1193, 31st Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 00GC, Army Service Forces Training Centers
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1916-1917 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)/Pancho Villa Expedition (1916-1917)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Virginia Military Institute
  1910-1914, Virginia Military Institute
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