Wetherill, Richard, COL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1929-1932, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
Service Years
1898 - 1940



One Service Stripe

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
Aug 06, 1940
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Unknown, Not Reported
District Of Columbia
World War I
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Ribbon Bar

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. ArmyUnion Army1st Battalion, 19th Infantry 82nd Division
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseArmy War College (Staff)
  1898-1898, 1st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, 1st Wisconsin Brigade
  1899-1901, 20th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment
  1901-1902, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
  1918-1918, 1542, 82nd Division
  1921-1922, 6, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1922-1923, 6, Army War College (Staff)
  1929-1932, 2520, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
COL Wetherill was SGT Alvin York's Regimental Commander in France during World War One.

COL Wetherill participated in combat operations in Cuba (1898), Philippines (1901), and France (1918).  

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