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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major General
Service Years
1907 - 1946
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Home State
New York
Major General



Location
New York
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Aug 04, 1948
Service to 1946
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
Retirement
1946
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
SYNOPSIS: Major General Maxwell Murray, United States Army, was awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the pe... More
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
Surrender of Japan
Description
The surrender of the Empire of Japan on September 2, 1945, brought the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945, the Imperial Japanese Navy was incapable of conducting major ope... More
1945 - 1945
Western Defense Command
Western Defense Command
Rank
Major General
Comments
Comments Pending
Major General
1943 - 1945
WWII - American Theater
Description
The American Theater was a minor area of operations during World War II. This was mainly due to both North and South America's geographical separation from the central theaters of conflict in Europe a... More
1943 - 1945
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
1943
35th Infantry Division
35th Infantry Division
Rank
Major General
Comments
Comments Pending
Major General
1942 - 1943
Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)
Description
The war in the Central Pacific (7 December 1941 to 6 December 1943) began with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. Six months later an AAF task force took part in the Battle of Mid... More
1941 - 1943
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1941 - 1943
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
SYNOPSIS: Major General Maxwell Murray, United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performa... More
1942
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
1942
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
1942
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Major General
Comments
Comments Pending
Major General
1941 - 1942
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
SYNOPSIS: Major General Maxwell Murray, United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the Un... More
1941
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
1941
Attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941
Description
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (Dece... More
1941 - 1941
Army Garrison Military District of Washington (MDW)
Army Garrison Military District of Washington (MDW)
Rank
Brigadier General
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1938 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : ADSM Service Star
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
5th Field Artillery Battalion
5th Field Artillery Battalion
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Colonel
1936 - 1938
US Army Field Artillery Board
US Army Field Artillery Board
Rank
Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Colonel
1932 - 1936
Philippine Department
Philippine Department
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1929 - 1932
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Colonel
1925 - 1926
Field Artillery Training Center Staff (USATCFA), Fort Sill
Field Artillery Training Center Staff (USATCFA), Fort Sill
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1924 - 1925
US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
US Army Field Artillery Center and School (Staff)
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1920 - 1924
ROTC Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cadre)
ROTC Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cadre)
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1919 - 1920
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
Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal ... 
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1918
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
SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Field Artillery) Maxwell Murray, United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action as Commanding Officer, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Division, American ... 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
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
The Battle of Cantigny
Description
The Battle of Cantigny, fought May 28th 1918 was the first major American battle and offensive of World War I. The U.S. 1st Division, the most experienced of the five American divisions then in France... More
1918 - 1918
Champagne-Marne Campaign
Description
Champagne-Marne, 15 - 18 July 1918. In the four great offensives from 21 March to 13 June 1918 the Germans gained considerable ground, but failed to achieve a decisive advantage at any point on the fr... More
1918 - 1918
1st Infantry Division
1st Infantry Division
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1917 - 1918
1st Field Artillery Brigade/5th Field Artillery (155's)
1st Field Artillery Brigade/5th Field Artillery (155's)
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1917 - 1918
1st Division (Big Red One)
1st Division (Big Red One)
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1917 - 1918
American Expeditionary Force
American Expeditionary Force
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1917 - 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 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
1915 - 1917
US Army Cavalry School
US Army Cavalry School
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1911 - 1912
Service from 1907

 
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