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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Contact Info
Home Town
New Rochelle
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jan 20, 1974
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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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
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.

Other Comments:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry RegimentInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseDepartment of the Army (DA)
United States Department of War84th Infantry DivisionState Department
  1917-1919, 1542, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment
  1921-1922, 6, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1935-1936, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1942-1942, 9300, DA/Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence (ACSI) Office
  1942-1942, 2260, United States Department of War
  1942-1943, 00GC, 84th Infantry Division
  1943-1946, 2180, DA Staff
  1946-1947, 00G5, State Department
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
 Colleges Attended 
Columbia University
  1913-1917, Columbia University
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