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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   1941-1945, United States Department of War

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From Month/Year
September / 1941
To Month/Year
July / 1945
Unit
United States Department of War Unit Page
Rank
General
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
District Of Columbia
 
 
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 United States Department of War Details

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
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
Chairman, US War Department Personnel Board

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

Marshall, George C., GA, (1902-1959) USA 00GC General of the Army
Somervell, Brehon, GEN, (1914-1946) USA 00GC General
Embick, Stanley, LTG, (1899-1946) Lieutenant General
Herron, Charles, GEN, (1899-1946) USA 00G1 Lieutenant General
Benedict, Jay, MG, (1898-1946) USA 00G8 Major General
Bonesteel, Charles H, MG, (1908-1947) USA 00GC Major General
Clay, Lucius Dubignon, GEN, (1918-1949) USA 00GD Major General
Cole, William E, MG, (1898-1944) USA 00G1 Major General
Connor, William Durward, MG, (1893-1942) EN 7110 Major General
Danford, Robert, MG, (1904-1942) 2025 Major General
Gasser, Lorenzo, MG, (1898-1945) 2025 Major General
Green, Joseph, MG, (1906-1946) USA 00GC Major General
Grunert, George, LTG, (1898-1945) 2010 Major General
Heard, Jack, MG, (1910-1946) AG 2210 Major General
Henry, Guy, MG, (1898-1947) USA 00G1 Major General
Henry, Stephen, MG, (1916-1946) 2167 Major General
Herr, John, MG, (1902-1942) USA 00GC Major General
Horton, Francis, MG, (1897-1943) USA 00G4 Major General
Hughes, John, MG, (1897-1945) USA 00G1 Major General
Hull, John, GEN, (1917-1955) USA 00G3 Major General
Ingles, Harry, MG, (1914-1947) SC 0210 Major General
John, Sloan, MG, (1911-1946) AG 2210 Major General
Lutes, Leroy, LTG, (1917-1952) USA 00G3 Major General
Lynch, George, MG, (1903-1941) 2025 Major General
McCoy, Frank, MG, (1897-1943) USA 00G8 Major General
Moore, Richard C, MG, (1903-1945) QM 1984 Major General
Morris, William H.H., LTG, (1911-1952) USA 00G1 Major General
Oldfield, Homer, MG, (1909-1946) CAC Major General
Osborn, Frederick, MG, (1941-1945) AG 5503 Major General
Phillipson, Irving, MG, (1904-1944) USA Major General
Porter, Ray, MG, (1917-1953) 2615 Major General
Porter, William, MG, (1910-1946) USA 00GC Major General
Reed, Walter, MG, (1898-1945) Major General
Rumbough, William, MG, (1916-1946) USA 00G1 Major General
Russell, Henry Dozier, MG, (1917-1951) USA Major General
Strong, George, MG, (1904-1945) USA 00G2 Major General
Styer, Wilhelm, LTG, (1916-1947) USA 00G4 Major General
Surles, Alexander, MG, (1911-1947) 2025 Major General
Tompkins, William Frazer, MG, (1915-1946) Major General
Twaddle, Harry, MG, (1912-1948) USA 00G3 Major General
Ulio, James, MG, (1900-1946) AG 2110 Major General
Wesson, Charles, MG, (1900-1945) USA 00G4 Major General
White, Charles, MG, (1907-1946) USA 00G8 Major General
Wilson, William, MG, (1901-1941) 2025 Major General
Witsell, Edward, MG, (1911-1951) AG 2110 Major General
Barrett, Charles, BG, (1922-1963) CA 2180 Brigadier General
Bricker, Edwin, BG, (1898-1943) USA 00G4 Brigadier General
Bull, Harold, LTG, (1914-1952) AG 2162 Brigadier General
Chickering, William, BG, (1917-1946) USA 00GC Brigadier General
Clay, Lucius Dubignon, GEN, (1918-1949) LO 2625 Brigadier General
Covell, William Edward Raab, MG, (1915-1946) Brigadier General
Deane, John R, MG, (1917-1946) 2011 Brigadier General
Feldman, Herman, MG, (1907-1951) QM 4201 Brigadier General
Gillespie, Alexander, BG, (1906-1946) USA 00G4 Brigadier General
Hawkins, Hamilton, BG, (1894-1943) AG 2210 Brigadier General
Hilldring, John, MG, (1917-1946) AG 2260 Brigadier General
Hodes, Henry, GEN, (1920-1959) AG 2162 Brigadier General
Hughes, Everett, MG, (1909-1949) 2025 Brigadier General
Irvine, Willard, MG, (1917-1952) 2025 Brigadier General

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