Herron, Charles, GEN

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
General
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Primary Unit
1942-1946, 00G1, United States Department of War
Service Years
1899 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery

General



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1877
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Crawfordsville
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 23, 1977
 
Location of Interment
Oak Hill Cemetery - Evansville, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Artillery Shoulder Cord Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
GEN Herron retired in Feb 1941, but was recalled to active duty in early 1942.

Between 1938 and Feb 1941, he documented his concern about the inability to defend Hawaii against aircraft carrier attack. 

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he provided evidence to the US War Department's Board of Inquiry about LTG Short not reading Gen Herron's Briefing Book before the Change of Command in Feb 1941. 

In 1947, GEN Herron was promoted to General on the US Army Officer Retired List in recognition of his long distinguished service.  
   
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   1935-1937, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment

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From Month/Year
- / 1935
To Month/Year
February / 1937
Unit
1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment Unit Page
Rank
Brigadier General
MOS
Not Specified
Location
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Country/State
United States
 
 
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 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment Details

1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment
Type
Ground Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Field Artillery Units
Strength
Battalion
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

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