If you have additional information and/or photographs to support this Remembrance Profile, or have a question, contact the Administrator HERE

   
31 kb
Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
General
Service Years
1904 - 1944
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Home State
Minnesota
General



Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Accidental Homicide
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Jul 25, 1944
Service to 1944
Army Ground Forces
Army Ground Forces
Rank
Lieutenant General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant General
1942 - 1944
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Army Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, performs exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
French Croix De Guerre WWII
Criteria
The Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 (War Cross 1939-1945) is a French military decoration, a version of the Croix de Guerre created on September 26, 1939, to honour people who fought with the Allies against... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Operation Cobra
Description
Operation Cobra (25–31 July 1944) was the codename for an offensive launched by the First United States Army seven weeks after the D-Day landings, during the Normandy Campaign of World War II. America... More
1944 - 1944
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
North Africa Campaign
1943
Department of the Army (DA)
Department of the Army (DA)
Rank
Major General
MOS
2010-Chief of Staff
Comments
Comments Pending
Major General
1940 - 1942
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Army Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, performs exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
Operation Torch
Description
Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) ( 8 - 16 November 1942) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which st... More
1942 - 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
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Rank
Brigadier General
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1939 - 1940
2nd Field Artillery Regiment
2nd Field Artillery Regiment
Rank
Brigadier General
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1937 - 1939
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
a. The ADSM was established by EO 8808, announced in War Department Bulletin 17, 1941. It is awarded for service between 8 September 1939 and 7 December 1941 under orders to active duty for a period o... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1939
Field Artillery Center & School (Staff)
Field Artillery Center & School (Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Fort Sill - Oklahoma
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1929 - 1933
Army War College (Staff)
Army War College (Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1928 - 1929
ROTC Purdue University (Cadre)
ROTC Purdue University (Cadre)
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1924 - 1928
US Army Pacific (USARPAC)/US Army Hawaii
US Army Pacific (USARPAC)/US Army Hawaii
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1921 - 1924
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Rank
Major
Location
Fort Leavenworth - Kansas
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1919 - 1921
Army of Occupation Medal
Criteria
The Army of Occupation of Germany Medal commemorates military service in the occupation of Germany after the First World War. It was awarded to members of the Armed Forces for service with the occupat... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1919
1st Division (Big Red One)
1st Division (Big Red One)
Rank
Brigadier General
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1918 - 1918
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Army Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, performs exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsi... More
Comments
When the United States of America entered the First World War, McNair went to France, where he served with the 1st Infantry Division. For his outstanding service, he was awarded both the Distinguished... More
1918
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
French Croix De Guerre WWI
Criteria
The Croix de Guerre 1914�1918 is a French military decoration, the first version of the Croix de guerre. It was created to recognize French and allied soldiers who were cited for their service durin... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
Description
During the initial phase (26 September-3 October) the First Army advanced through most of the southern Meuse-Argonne region, captured enemy strong points, seized the first two German defense lines, an... More
1918 - 1918
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
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 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
1914 - 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
1914
4th Battalion, 4th Field Artillery Regiment
4th Battalion, 4th Field Artillery Regiment
Rank
Captain
Location
West - United States
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1909 - 1914
Service from 1904

 
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011