Craig, Malin, GEN

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
General
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1941-1945, United States Department of War
Service Years
1898 - 1945

Cavalry

General



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1875
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. Joseph
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jul 25, 1945
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
US Army Chief of Staff from Oct 2, 1935 - Aug 31, 1939. 

Recalled to active duty to serve as Chairman of the Secretary of War's Personnel Board from Sep 1941 until his death on July 25, 1945. 

Served as US Army Chief of Staff between two more famous Chiefs of Staff;  Douglas MacArthur (1935) and George C. Marshall (1939).

 
   
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   1917-1917, United States Department of War

Major
From Month/Year
January / 1917
To Month/Year
August / 1917
Unit
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Rank
Major
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
District Of Columbia
 
 
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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.
Type
Support Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Parent Unit
WWII Army Units
Strength
Department of the Army
Created/Owned By
SF Cooper, Mark E, MAJ 46
   

Last Updated: Aug 6, 2016
   
   
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23 Members Also There at Same Time
United States Department of War

Abbott, Frederick, BG, (1879-1920) EN Brigadier General
Graves, William, MG, (1889-1928) 2025 Brigadier General
Allin, George, BG, (1904-1942) 2025 Colonel
Conley, Edgar, MG, (1897-1938) 2025 Colonel
Gardner, Fulton, MG, (1904-1946) 2011 Colonel
Lee, Raymond, BG, (1909-1946) 2025 Colonel
McFarland, Earl, BG, (1906-1943) OD 4808 Colonel
Smith, Alfred, BG, (1894-1938) MI 9303 Colonel
Tyler, Max, BG, (1903-1945) EN 7922 Colonel
Campbell, Levin H, LTG, (1911-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Danford, Robert, MG, (1904-1942) Lieutenant Colonel
Hunter, George, BG, (1904-1944) AV 2163 Lieutenant Colonel
McAndrew, James, MG, (1888-1922) IN Lieutenant Colonel
Mehaffey, Joseph, MG, (1911-1949) EN 7010 Lieutenant Colonel
Miles, Sherman, MG, (1905-1946) Lieutenant Colonel
Van Deman, Ralph, MG, (1893-1929) MI 9668 Lieutenant Colonel
Wallace, Fred, MG, (1910-1946) AG 9310 Lieutenant Colonel
Benedict, Jay, MG, (1898-1946) Major
Hunt, Irvin Leland, COL, (1895-1933) JA Major
Hunt, Irvin Leland, COL, (1895-1933) JA 8103 Major
Moses, Andrew, MG, (1897-1938) Major
Nolan, Dennis, MG, (1896-1936) Major
Quekemeyer, John George, COL, (1906-1926) Major
Grant, Walter, MG, (1900-1946) Captain

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