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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   1951-1952, 00GC, 8th Infantry Division

Major General
From Month/Year
January / 1951
To Month/Year
January / 1952
Unit
8th Infantry Division Unit Page
Rank
Major General
MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Location
Fort Jackson
Country/State
South Carolina
 
 
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 8th Infantry Division Details

8th Infantry Division
Type
Command Element
Existing/Disbanded
Deactivated
Parent Unit
Infantry Divisions
Strength
Division
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jul 10, 2018
   
   
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5 Members Also There at Same Time
8th Infantry Division

McConnell, Frank, MG, (1921-1957) USA 00GC Major General
Carter, Richard, Sgt, (1951-1952) IN 1812 Sergeant
Holmes, William, Cpl, (1951-1953) EN 3034 Corporal
Lloyd, Douglas, MSG, (1950-1967) IN 4745 Corporal
Bonilla-Viera, Felipe, SFC, (1948-1966) IN 111.07 Private First Class

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