Hilldring, John, 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
1946-1947, 00G5, State Department
Service Years
1917 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Major General

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Home Town
New Rochelle
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Jan 20, 1974
Location of Interment
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Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

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Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MG Hilldring was awarded the DSC for his actions in World War I, as a Platoon Leader in K Company, 38th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division.

In April 1943, he was assigned as the US Army's first Director of Civil Affairs.

Upon retirement, he was appointed the Assistant Secretary of State for Occupied Areas from Aug 1946 - Aug 1947.

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   1943-1946, 2180, DA Staff

Major General
From Month/Year
April / 1943
To Month/Year
March / 1946
DA Staff Unit Page
Major General
2180-Civil-Military Operations Staff Officer (G5 S5)
District Of Columbia
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Command Element
Parent Unit
Department of the Army (DA)
Department of the Army
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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2018
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Director of Civil Affairs

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Lastayo, Edward, BG, (1917-1953) TC 692 Brigadier General

Kromer, Hayes, BG, (1912-1947) MI 9668 Brigadier General
Smith, George, BG, (1923-1954) MI 9300 Brigadier General
Tindall, Richard, BG, (1916-1952) USA 00G2 Brigadier General
Timothy, Patrick, BG, (1918-1946) MI 9300 Colonel

Tansey, Patrick, MG, (1918-1953) USA 00G3 Brigadier General

Feldman, Herman, MG, (1907-1951) QM 92A Major General
Scott, Stanley, MG, (1916-1954) USA 00G4 Major General
Scowden, Frank, MG, (1910-1946) USA 00G4 Major General
Osborne, Theodore, BG, (1923-1947) QM 1984 Brigadier General
Eyster, George, BG, (1917-1950) 2025 Colonel
DA, Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel G-1

King, Henry, BG, (1917-1946) AG 2210 Brigadier General
Lane, Arthur, BG, (1905-1945) USA 00G1 Brigadier General
Lewis, James, BG, (1920-1954) AG 2210 Colonel
Walker, James, BG, (1920-1946) AG 2210 Colonel
Ruffner, Clark, GEN, (1924-1962) 2025 Major General
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (Provisional)

Peabody, Paul, MG, (1917-1950) MI 9300 Major General
Michela, Joseph, BG, (1922-1949) MI 9668 Brigadier General
Stokes, John, MG, (1918-1956) MI 9300 Brigadier General
Weyand, Frederick Carlton, GEN, (1939-1976) Major

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