Bainbridge, William, SMA

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant Major Of The Army
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Primary Unit
1975-1979, 00Z, Department of the Army (DA)
Service Years
1943 - 1979

Sergeant Major Of The Army


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Galesburg
Last Address
Palm Bay, FL

Date of Passing
Nov 29, 2008
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The Association of the United States Army established the "Sergeant Major of the Army William G. Bainbridge Medal" as an award in his Honor.  The award was established for exceptional service in the Noncommissioned Officer Corps. 
   
Other Comments:
BAINBRIDGE, WILLIAM G  
  SMA   US ARMY
  WORLD WAR II, VIETNAM
  DATE OF BIRTH: 04/17/1925
  DATE OF DEATH: 11/29/2008
  BURIED AT: SECTION 59  SITE 3414 Click to view the cemetery map
  ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

   
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Combat Infantryman 2nd Award


 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 28th Infantry RegimentInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GAFirst Army (1st Army)US Army Pacific (USARPAC)
US Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) Course, Fort Bliss, TXDepartment of the Army (DA)
  1962-1965, 00Z, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment
  1965-1966, 00Z, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment
  1966-1967, 00Z, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1967-1969, 00Z, First Army (1st Army)
  1969-1972, 00Z, US Army Pacific (USARPAC)
  1972-1975, 00Z, US Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) Course, Fort Bliss, TX
  1975-1979, 00Z, Department of the Army (DA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
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