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 

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

French Fourragere

 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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8 Members Also There at Same Time
Western Defense Command

Merrill, Frank Dow, MG, (1922-1948) Major General
Lewis, Robert, MG, (1905-1946) USA 00GD Major General
McCornack, Condon, BG, (1909-1944) USA 00G3 Brigadier General
McQuillin, Raymond, BG, (1912-1948) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Stockton, Jr., Marcellus, BG, (1918-1944) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Wilbur, William, BG, (1912-1947) USA Brigadier General
Whittaker, Frank, BG, (1911-1946) CV Colonel
Cleveland, Charles, Cpl, (1942-1946) IN Corporal

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