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



Location
Louisiana
Plot Coordinates
Plot: Sec 34 Sit 121-A
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Jun 30, 1963
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
Major General James L. Collins (ASN: 0-2274), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the Uni... More
1946
5th Service Command
5th Service Command
Rank
Major General
Location
Columbus - Ohio
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Major General
1944 - 1946
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
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
1941 - 1945
Puerto Rican Department
Puerto Rican Department
Rank
Brigadier General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Comments
Comments Pending
Brigadier General
1941 - 1944
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
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
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
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 to Lieutenant Colonel (Field Artillery) Ja... More
1919
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
Lieutenant Colonel (Field Artillery) James Lawton Collins (ASN: 0-2274), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action as Commanding Officer, 7th Field Artillery, American Ex... More
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
Comments Pending
1918
French Croix De Guerre WWI
Devices : Bronze Palm (Gilt)
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 during ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1918
World War I/Montdidier-Noyon Campaign
Description
Montdidier-Noyon, 9 - 13 June 1918. Ludendorff followed up his stalled Aisne offensive with a small-scale drive in the Montdidier-Noyon sector on 9 June 1918. Twenty-one German division attacked the F... More
1918 - 1918
World War I/Aisne-Marne Campaign
Description
Aisne-Marne, 18 July - 6 August 1918. Several days before the Germans launched their abortive Champagne-Marne drive, the French high command had made plans for a general converging offensive against t... More
1918 - 1918
World War I/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
World War I/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
World War I/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
1st Battalion, 7th Artillery
1st Battalion, 7th Artillery
Rank
Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1917 - 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
Pancho Villa Expedition (1916-1917)
Description
The Pancho Villa Expedition—now known officially in the United States as the Mexican Expedition but originally referred to as the "Punitive Expedition, U.S. Army"—was a military operation conducted by... More
1916 - 1917
Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
Description
The Moro Rebellion (1899–1913) was an armed conflict between Moro indigenous ethnic groups and the United States military which took place in the southern Philippines but was unconnected to the Spanis... More
1908 - 1909
Philippine Campaign Medal - Army 1899-1913
Criteria
The Philippine Campaign Medal was awarded for military service in the Philippine Islands under any of the following conditions: Ashore between February 4, 1899 and July 4, 1902. Ashore in the Departme... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1908
8th US Cavalry
8th US Cavalry
Rank
First Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1907 - 1908
Service from 1907

 
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