Collins, Harry, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1952-1954, 00GC, 31st Infantry Division
Service Years
1917 - 1954
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Major General



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1895
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Chicago
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Mar 08, 1963
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Collins is buried in St. Peter's Church Cemetary, Salzburg, Austria.

He is credited with liberating the infamous Dachau concentration camp in 1945.
   
Other Comments:
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   1925-1926, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School

Captain
From Month/Year
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To Month/Year
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Unit
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School Unit Page
Rank
Captain
MOS
Not Specified
Location
Ft. Benning
Country/State
Georgia
 
 
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Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Type
Training Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Advancement Schools and Courses
Strength
School
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jul 7, 2017
   
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Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School

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