Murray, Maxwell, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1945, Western Defense Command
Service Years
1907 - 1946


Major General

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Murray, Maxwell, MG USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
West Point
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Aug 04, 1948
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere

US Army Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord Artillery Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Murray was the 1st commander of Camp Bragg, North Carolina.
Murray was born at West Point, New York, the son of General Arthur Murray and Sarah Wetmore de Russy.

From October 1, 1941-May 1942 Major General Maxwell Murray served as the first commander of the newly formed 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. The 25th Infantry Division operated for only ten weeks in peace before the Japanese launched their surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. 

MG Murray retired in 1946, and died two years later.
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   1941-1942, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)

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25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
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25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)

Collins, Joseph Lawton, GEN, (1917-1956) Major General
Hodge, John, GEN, (1917-1953) Brigadier General
Possinger, Harvey M., T/4, (1942-1945) Technician Fifth Grade
Cook, Gilbert, MG, (1912-1948) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Hodge, John, GEN, (1917-1953) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Davis, Charles Willis, COL, (1940-1970) IN 1542 Captain
Hill, Leonard, S/Sgt, (1939-1945) IN 745 Staff Sergeant
Shobe, Lawrence, S/Sgt, (1935-1943) IN 745 Staff Sergeant
Geroski (Jurie), Carl A., Cpl, (1941-1945) IN 605 Corporal
Lotito, Nicholas, S/Sgt, (1941-1945) MD 657 Corporal
Klinedinst, Russell, PFC, (1941-1944) FA 845 Private First Class
Lotito, Nicholas, S/Sgt, (1941-1945) MD 657 Private First Class
Ross, Dale William, PFC, (1942-1943) IN 745 Private First Class
Willemstyn, Floyd Benjamin, 1SG, (1941-1969) IN 745 Private First Class
Horn, Gilbert, Pvt, (1940-1945) SC 759 Private

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