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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Brigadier General
Service Years
1911 - 1945
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Home State
Texas
Brigadier General


Distinguished Rifleman BadgeDistinguished Pistol Shot BadgeArmy Excellence in Competition Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Okinawa
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
Sec. 2, Site 311 EH
Jun 19, 1945
Service to 1945
Battle of Okinawa
Description
The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted... More
1945 - 1945
Philippine Independence Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Independence Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who meet eligibility requirements for both the Philippine Defense Medal and the Philippine Liberations... More
Comments
Posthumous
1945
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Posthumous
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Awarded to the 96th Division in 2001 for sevice in WWII.
1945
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Posthumous
1945
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
96th Infantry Division
96th Infantry Division
Rank
Brigadier General
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1942 - 1945
Battle of Leyte
Description
The Battle of Leyte in the Pacific campaign of World War II was the amphibious invasion of the Gulf of Leyte in the Philippines by American and Filipino guerrilla forces under the command of General D... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Ormoc Bay
Description
The Battle of Ormoc Bay was a series of air-sea battles between Imperial Japan and the United States in the Camotes Sea in the Philippines from 11 November-21 December 1944, part of the Battle of Leyt... More
1944 - 1944
Philippine Defense Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Defense Medal was awarded for service in the defense of the Philippines from December 8, 1941 to June 15, 1942, under either of the following conditions: Participation in any engagement... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
1st Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment Airborne
1st Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment Airborne
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Colonel
1942 - 1942
Department of the Army (DA)
Department of the Army (DA)
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Colonel
1940 - 1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1941
American Defense Service Medal
Comments
Comments Pending
1939
US Army Marksmanship Unit
US Army Marksmanship Unit
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1937 - 1939
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Colonel
1936 - 1938
Army War College (Staff)
Army War College (Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1934 - 1936
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1930 - 1934
Command and General Staff College (Staff)
Command and General Staff College (Staff)
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1928 - 1930
USAG Presidio of San Francisco
USAG Presidio of San Francisco
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1926 - 1928
30th Infantry Regiment
30th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1926 - 1928
1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1924 - 1926
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1920 - 1922
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA/Troop Command, Infantry Center
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA/Troop Command, Infantry Center
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1919 - 1919
1st Battalion, 37th Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 37th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1917 - 1919
Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
Description
The Mexican Service Medal is an award of the United States military which was established by General Orders of the United States War Department on December 12, 1917. The Mexican Service Medal recogniz... More
1911 - 1919
WWI Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
Mexican Border Service
Criteria
The Mexican Border Service Medal commemorates military service on the Mexican border between May 9, 1916, and March 24, 1917, or with the Mexican Border Patrol between January 1, 1916, and April 6, 19... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1917
Mexican Service (1911-1917)
Criteria
The Mexican Service Medal was awarded for military service in any of the following expeditions or engagements:Vera Cruz Expedition: April 24 to November 26, 1914, Punitive Expedition into Mexico: Marc... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1917
ARNG, Texas
ARNG, Texas
Rank
Private First Class
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1910 - 1917
Service from 1911

 
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