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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Service Years
1916 - 1953
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Home State
Illinois
Lieutenant General



Location
Illinois
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Apr 10, 1962
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1953
HQ, 7th Army
HQ, 7th Army
Rank
Lieutenant General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant General
1950 - 1953
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Rank
Lieutenant General
Location
Fort Leavenworth - Kansas
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant General
1948 - 1950
5th Army (Fifth Army)
5th Army (Fifth Army)
Rank
Lieutenant General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant General
1948 - 1948
Information Services Command
Information Services Command
Rank
Lieutenant General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant General
1946 - 1947
3rd Service Command
3rd Service Command
Rank
Lieutenant General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant General
1945 - 1946
XII Corps
XII Corps
Rank
Lieutenant General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant General
1944 - 1945
Army Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
In 1941 COL Manton S. Eddy became commanding officer of the 114th Infantry Regiment. One year later he was promoted to brigadier general and given command of the 9th Infantry Division in campaigns in ... More
1945
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
Major General Manton S. Eddy (ASN: 0-4655), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the Unite... More
1945
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
1. Major General Manton S. Eddy (ASN: 0-4655), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious... More
1945
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
1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945
1945
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
1944-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945
1945
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
1945-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign 22 March to 11 May 1945
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
French Legion Of Honor
Criteria
The Legion of Honour, or in full the National Order of the Legion of Honour (French: Ordre national de la L?gion d'honneur) is a French order established by Napoleon Bonaparte on 19 May 1802. The Orde... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Description
(Central Europe Campaign 22 March to 11 May 1945) Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I Apr... More
1945 - 1945
Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Ardennes Alsace Campaign  16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945) During their offensive in the Ardennes the Germans drove into Belgium and Luxembourg, creating a great bulge in the line. For some time ... More
1944 - 1945
Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945) Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and th... More
1944 - 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
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
1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign 6 June to 24 July 1944
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
1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944
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
Northern France Campaign (1944)
Description
(Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944) Bombardment along a five-mile stretch of the German line enabled the Allies to break through on 25 July. While some armored forces drove southwa... More
1944 - 1944
Normandy Campaign (1944)
Description
(Normandy Campaign 6 June to 24 July 1944) Early on D-Day airborne troops landed in France to gain control of strategic areas. Aerial and naval bombardment followed. Then the invasion fleet, covered b... More
1944 - 1944
9th Infantry Division
9th Infantry Division
Rank
Major General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Major General
1942 - 1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
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
1942-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Egypt-Libya 11 June 1942 to 12 February 1943
1943
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
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
1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943
1943
Sicily Campaign (1943)
Description
(Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943) In preparation for the invasion of Sicily the Allies captured the islands in the Sicilian strait, with aerial bombardment forcing the capitulation of Pantell... More
1943 - 1943
Egypt-Libya Campaign (1942-43)
Description
(Egypt-Libya Campaign 11 June 1942 to 12 February 1943) When the United States entered World War II in December 1941, the British had been fighting German and Italian armies in the Western Desert of E... More
1942 - 1943
9th Infantry Division
9th Infantry Division
Rank
Brigadier General
MOS
00GD-Commanding General (Deputy)
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1942 - 1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
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
1942-1942 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Algeria-French Morocco 8-11 November 1942
1942
Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
Description
(Algeria-French Morocco Campaign 8-11 November 1942) Three days after their victory at El Alamein the Allies opened a new front with an assault on Algeria and French Morocco. Twelfth Air Force, with s... More
1942 - 1942
1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Colonel
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Colonel
1941 - 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
III Corps (3rd Corps)
III Corps (3rd Corps)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
MOS
9300-Strategic Intelligence Staff Officer (G2, J2)
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1940 - 1941
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
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Rank
Major
Location
Fort Leavenworth - Kansas
MOS
2715-Military Leadership Instructor
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1929 - 1932
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Leavenworth - Kansas
MOS
0006-Student Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1928 - 1929
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1927 - 1928
Infantry Board, Infantry Center and School, Fort Benning, GA
Infantry Board, Infantry Center and School, Fort Benning, GA
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1921 - 1928
4th Infantry Division
4th Infantry Division
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1917 - 1919
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
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
1918-1918 World War I/St. Mihiel Campaign
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
1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign
1918
WWI Victory Medal
Devices : Silver Star Gallantry Device
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
1918-1918 World War I/Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 2
1918
St. Mihiel Campaign
Description
St. Mihiel, 12 - 16 September 1918. By September 1918, with both the Marne and the Amiens salients eliminated, there remained but one major threat to lateral rail communications behind the Allied line... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Campaign
Description
Meuse-Argonne, 26 September - 11 November 1918. At the end of August Marshal Foch had submitted plane to the national commanders for a final offensive along the entire Western Front, with the objectiv... More
1918 - 1918
Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 2
Description
In the second phase (4-31 October) the First Army, after the inexperienced divisions had been replaced by veteran units, slowly ground its way through the third German line.
1918 - 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
Service from 1916

 
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