DeGavre, Chester, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1955-1956, 6, Army War College (Staff)
Service Years
1926 - 1963
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


Brigadier General

Four Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Last Address
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Date of Passing
May 25, 1993
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 102nd CavalryInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseBasic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)Department of the Army (DA)X Corps1st Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment
Army War College (Staff)
  1926-1929, HHC, 1st Battalion, 102nd Cavalry
  1936-1937, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1941-1942, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1942-1942, 6, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1947-1948, 6, Armed Forces Staff College (Staff)
  1948-1951, 4010, Department of the Army (DA)
  1951-1952, 2260, X Corps
  1952-1954, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment
  1955-1956, 6, Army War College (Staff)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1929-1933, United States Military Academy
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