Lerch, Archer Lynn, Sr., MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Military Police Corps
Last Primary MOS
9100-Provost Marshal
Last MOS Group
Military Police Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1945-1947, 8th Army
Service Years
1917 - 1947

Military Police Corps

Major General

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Seoul, South Korea

Date of Passing
Sep 11, 1947
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section K, Lot 3198-B

 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

MP Shoulder Cord

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
In the Line of Duty
  1947, In the Line of Duty4

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Commissioned in May 1917 as 2LT of Infantry.
Transferred to Military Police July 1938.
Died from illness on active duty in South Korea.
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Army Garrison, Fort Meade, MDInfantry Officer Advanced CourseCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) CourseOffice of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)
US Army Military Police School (USAMPS)8th Army
  1917-1919, Army Garrison, Fort Meade, MD
  1921-1922, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1936-1937, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1940-1942, 9110, Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)
  1942-1944, 00GC, US Army Military Police School (USAMPS)
  1944-1945, 9100, Office of the Provost Marshal General (OPMG)
  1945-1947, 8th Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1945-1948 US Occupation of South Korea
 Colleges Attended 
George Washington University
  1913-1917, University of California, Sacramento
  1940-1942, George Washington University
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