Sparks, Felix, BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 157th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1935 - 1979
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Brigadier General



Six Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Sep 25, 2007
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Army National Guard Retired


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Then LTC Sparks commanded the 3rd Bn, 157th Infantry Regiment, 45 Infantry Division during World War 2. His Bn liberated the infamous Dachau Concentration Camp.

He later served as a Colorado District Attorney and Colorado Supreme Court Justice.

He also commanded the Colorado Army National Guard in the late 1970's.  
   
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   1935-1938, 608, Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command

Corporal
From Month/Year
- / 1935
To Month/Year
- / 1938
Unit
Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command Unit Page
Rank
Corporal
MOS
608-Gun Crewman Coast Artillery
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Hawaii
 
 
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 Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command Details

Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command
Type
Command Element
Existing/Disbanded
Deactivated
Parent Unit
Army Tactical Commands
Strength
Command
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Oct 26, 2018
   
   
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Hawaiian Coastal Defense Command

Shedd, William, MG, (1907-1946) Lieutenant Colonel

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