Somervell, Brehon, GEN

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 00GC, United States Department of War
Service Years
1914 - 1946
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Cold War Certificate

Engineer Corps


Five Overseas Service Bars

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Home Town
Little Rock
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Date of Passing
Feb 13, 1955
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Engineer Shoulder Cord

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   1920-1921, United States Department of War

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July / 1920
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- / 1921
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United States Department of War
The War Department existed from 1789 until September 18, 1947, when it split into Department of the Army and Department of the Air Force and joined the Department of the Navy as part of the new joint National Military Establishment (NME), renamed the United States Department of Defense in 1949.
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WWII Army Units
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SF Cooper, Mark E, MAJ 46

Last Updated: Aug 6, 2016
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Office of the Chief of Engineers, United States War Department.

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42 Members Also There at Same Time
United States Department of War

Coe, Frank, MG, (1892-1926) USA 00GC Major General
Farnsworth, Charles, MG, (1887-1925) Major General
Harbord, James, LTG, (1889-1922) Major General
Harris, Peter, MG, (1888-1922) Major General
Snow, William, MG, (1890-1927) USA 00G1 Major General
Conner, Fox, MG, (1898-1938) USA Brigadier General
Conner, William, MG, (1897-1942) Brigadier General
Conner, William, MG, (1897-1942) Brigadier General
Connor, William Durward, MG, (1893-1942) Brigadier General
Marshall, Francis Cutler, BG, (1890-1922) Brigadier General
Nolan, Dennis, MG, (1896-1936) Brigadier General
Stewart, Merch, MG, (1896-1927) Brigadier General
Wells, Briant, MG, (1894-1935) Brigadier General
Bricker, Edwin, BG, (1898-1943) OD 4011 Colonel
Collins, Edgar, MG, (1897-1932) AG 2162 Colonel
Embick, Stanley, LTG, (1899-1946) Colonel
Herron, Charles, GEN, (1899-1946) Colonel
Horton, Francis, MG, (1897-1943) TC 692 Colonel
Hunt, Irvin Leland, COL, (1895-1933) QM Colonel
Lindsey, Julian, MG, (1892-1934) LO 2625 Colonel
McCain, William, BG, (1902-1942) MI 9300 Colonel
Stone, David, MG, (1898-1940) Colonel
Trott, Clement, MG, (1899-1941) IN Colonel
Grant, Walter, MG, (1900-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Gulick, John, MG, (1898-1938) 2025 Lieutenant Colonel
Miles, Sherman, MG, (1905-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Shinkle, Edward, BG, (1901-1942) OD 4011 Lieutenant Colonel
Smith, Walter D., BG, (1901-1946) QM 4201 Lieutenant Colonel
Thompson, Charles, MG, (1904-1945) Lieutenant Colonel
Uhl, Frederick, MG, (1910-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Benedict, Jay, MG, (1898-1946) Major
Groninger, Homer, MG, (1908-1946) CV Major
Herr, John, MG, (1902-1942) Major
Ramsey, Norman, BG, (1898-1945) AG 2120 Major
Richardson, Robert, GEN, (1904-1946) 2025 Major
Richardson, Jr., Robert, LTG, (1904-1946) Major
Short, Walter Campbell, MG, (1902-1942) Major
Silvester, Lindsay McDonald, MG, (1911-1949) IN Major
Simpson, William Hood, GEN, (1909-1946) Major
Sultan, Daniel Isom, LTG, (1907-1947) Major
Thiele, Claude, BG, (1911-1949) AG 2200 Major
Gerow, Lee, BG, (1916-1949) FI 6302 Captain

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