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)

 Unofficial Badges 

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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   1946-1947, 00G5, State Department

Major General
From Month/Year
August / 1946
To Month/Year
August / 1947
State Department Unit Page
Major General
00G5-Army General Officer (G5)
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District Of Columbia
 State Department Details

State Department
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Last Updated: Nov 23, 2018
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
Assistant Secretary of State for Occupied Areas.

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Office of The Secretary of State

Marshall, George C., GA, (1902-1959) USA General of the Army
U.S. Embassy, Bern, Switzerland

Legge, Barnwell, BG, (1916-1949) USA 00G1 Brigadier General
US Embassy, Brasilia, Brazil

Ridings, Eugene, MG, (1923-1958) MI 9303 Brigadier General
US Embassy, Manila Philippines

Rose, William, MG, (1911-1946) AG 2120 Major General

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