Chapman, Elbridge, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Primary Unit
1946-1946, 2500, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Service Years
1917 - 1946
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Cold War Certificate


Major General

Eight Overseas Service Bars

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Date of Passing
Jul 06, 1954
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
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Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Cold War Veteran

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   1943-1946, 00GC, 13th Airborne Division

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November / 1943
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February / 1946
13th Airborne Division Unit Page
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United Kingdom
 13th Airborne Division Details

13th Airborne Division
The 13th Airborne Division was an airborne formation in the United States Army during World War II, and was commanded by Major General Eldridge Chapman.[1] It was officially activated in August 1943 at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, remaining active until February 1946, but never saw combat.
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Infantry Divisions
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Last Updated: Oct 19, 2018
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14 Members Also There at Same Time
13th Airborne Division

Farrell, Francis William, LTG, (1920-1960) USA 00GC Brigadier General
Monroe, Hammond, BG, (1918-1953) USA 00GD Brigadier General
Molitor, Eric, BG, (1918-1954) FA 1193 Brigadier General
Hartel, Frederick, BG, (1928-1966) AG 2162 Lieutenant Colonel
Beard, Daryl Adelbert, COL, (1943-1973) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Martin, John L., SGT, (1941-1963) IN 604 Sergeant
Russell, Harold John, Sgt, (1941-1944) AV AAF 659 Sergeant
Carr, Harold Stelman, PFC, (1942-1945) IN 345 Private First Class
Huntley, Thurman, PFC, (1944-1946) IN 745 Private First Class
Harris, Hugh Pate, GEN, (1931-1965) Lieutenant Colonel
Rogers, Milton David, S/Sgt, (1942-1945) Staff Sergeant
Washburn, Lark L, Cpl, (1942-1945) Corporal
Ballinger, George Ruddy, Pvt, (1942-1945) Private
Burnham, Owen Wallace, Pvt, (1942-1945) Private

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