Wilby, Francis, MG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
00GC-Commanding General
Last MOS Group
General Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1946, 00GC, US Army Engineer School Brigade (Faculty Staff) Fort Belvoir
Service Years
1905 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Engineer Corps

Major General



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1883
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Detroit
Last Address
Ashville, NC

Date of Passing
Nov 20, 1965
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
The USMA Superintendent during WW2.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   


WWII - American Theater
Start Year
1941
End Year
1945

Description
The American Theater was a minor area of operations during World War II. This was mainly due to both North and South America's geographical separation from the central theaters of conflict in Europe and Asia. Thus, any threat by the Axis Powers to invade the mainland United States or other areas was considered negligible, allowing for American resources to be deployed in overseas theaters.

This article includes attacks on continental territory, extending 200 miles (320 km) into the ocean, which is today under the sovereignty of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and several other smaller states, but excludes military action involving the Danish territory of Greenland, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Aleutian Islands. The most well known battles in North America during World War II were the Attack on Pearl Harbor (the first attack on US soil since the Battle of Ambos Nogales), the Aleutian Islands Campaign, the Battle of the St. Lawrence, and the attacks on Newfoundland.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1941
To Year
1945
 
Last Updated:
Jun 5, 2012
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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  • Barter, Charles Tracey, MAJ, (1940-1951)
  • Baum, Abraham, MAJ, (1940-1946)
  • Biasi, Thomas, T/5, (1941-1945)
  • Bouck, Lyle Joseph, 1LT, (1940-1945)
  • Bricker, Edwin, BG, (1898-1943)
  • Burleson, Richard, COL, (1906-1942)
  • Campbell, Clifford R., PFC, (1942-1945)
  • Campbell, David Eugene, PFC, (1944-1946)
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