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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1894

Vol. IV
p567
3568

(Born N. Y.)

John Warren Joyes1

(Ap'd Cal.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 17, 1890 to June 12, 1894, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut. of Artillery, 5th Artillery, June 12, 1894)

Served: On line of Central Pacific Railroad during railroad strikes, July 10 to Aug. 19, 1894. — At Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., Sept. 30, 1894, to July 28, 1896, — Post Adjutant, Presidio, and Acting Adjutant, 5th Artillery, Aug. 10, 1895, to March 10, 1896. — Commanding Battery A, 5th Artillery, May 3 to June 3, 1896. — On leave, July 28 to Aug. 20, 1896. — On detached service, as Instructor of Mathematics, U. S. M. A., West Point, N. Y., from Aug. 20, 1896

(First Lieut., Ordnance, April 13, 1897)

to Aug. 1, 1897. — at Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet Arsenal, N. Y., from Aug. 1, 1897 to ––––

Vol. V
p514
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: At Watervliet Arsenal, Watervliet, N. Y., from Aug. 1, 1897 to Aug. 7, 1901; as Assistant in Office of Chief of Ordnance, Washington, D. C., from Aug. 7, 1901

(Captain, Ordnance, Oct. 15, 1901)

to May 19, 1903; inspecting duty, Duesseldorf, Germany (en route, May 19 to June 24), from June 24, 1903 to Sept. 30, 1905; en route to Washington, D. C., from Oct. 1, 1905 to Oct. 26, 1905; Assistant p515in Office of Chief of Ordnance, Washington, D. C., from Oct. 26, 1905 to Nov. 30, 1905; at Augusta Arsenal, Ga., (Assistant and occasional temporary command), from Dec. 2, 1905

(Major, Ordnance, June 25, 1906)

to Nov. 14, 1908; Assistant to Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Gulf, from March 2, 1906 to Nov. 13, 1908; in command of Augusta Arsenal, Ga., and Armament Officer, Southern Armament District, from Nov. 14, 1908; Chief Ordnance Officer, maneuver camps, Camp Chickamauga, Ga., July and Aug., 1906, and Camp William H. Taft, Ga., July and Aug., 1908; and Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Gulf, from Nov. 27, 1908 to ––––

Vol. VI
p684
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born April 17, 1870.)

Military History. —

Major, Ordnance Department, June 25, 1906.

Chief Ordnance Officer, Department of the Gulf, Nov. 27, 1908, to Feb. 17, 1910; en route to Philippines to April 2, 1910; at Manila, P. I., commanding p685Manila Ordnance Depot; Chief Ordnance Officer, Philippines Division; Armament Officer, Philippine Armament District, from April 2, 1910, and Member Defense Board, P. I., from Nov. 13, 1911, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance Department, Feb. 20, 1913)

March 17, 1913; en route to U. S., with three months leave in China and Japan, to July 13, 1913; at Benicia Arsenal, Cal., commanding Arsenal and Armament Officer, Western Armament District, to Oct. 20, 1915; Department Ordnance Officer, Western Department, July 31, 1913, to Oct. 20, 1915; commanding Picatinny Arsenal, N. J., and Inspector of Powder, Nov. 9, 1915, to

(Colonel, Ordnance Department, May 15, 1917)

May 27, 1917; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Ordnance from May 28, 1917; Chief of Nitrate Division, July 21, 1917, to May 31, 1919; on temporary duty in Europe, Chairman U. S. Fixed Nitrogen Commission, June 4 to Sept. 12, 1919.

Vol. VII
p371
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, Ordnance Department, May 15, 1917.

At Washington, D. C., duty in Office of Chief of Ordnance, Sept. 12, 1919, to June 28, 1922; Chief, Technical Staff, July 1, 1921, to June 28, 1922; leave of absence June 28, 1922, to Sept. 17, 1922; at Governor's Island, N. Y., Ordnance Officer, Second Corps Area, Sept. 18, 1922, to Aug. 12, 1923; at Washington, D. C., Assistant to Chief of Ordnance, Aug. 13, 1923, to

Brigadier-General, By Detail as Assistant to Chief of Ordnance,
July 20, 1923, to July 20, 1927.

July 20, 1927; (duty Chief, Technical Staff, Office Chief of Ordnance, Aug. 13, 1823, to Sept. 30, 1925, and Chief, Field Service, Oct. 1, 1925, to July 20, 1927);

Returned to Permanent Grade of Colonel, by Expiration of Detail, July 20, 1927.

leave of absence, July 21, 1927, to Aug. 31, 1927; at Washington, D. C., student officer, Army Industrial College, Sept. 1, 1927, to June 25, 1928, when he was graduated; leave of absence, June 25, 1928, to Aug. 19, 1928; at Washington, D. C., student officer, The Army War College, Aug. 20, 1928, to June 30, 1929, when he was graduated; leave of absence July 1, 1929, to July 31, 1929; at Springfield, Mass., commanding Springfield Armory, Aug. 1, 1929, to ––––

Vol. VIII
p94
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

(Col., Ord. Dept., May 15, 1917.)

At Springfield, Mass., comdg. Springfield Armory, Aug. 1, 1929 to Dec. 31, 1933; on leave to Apr. 30, 1934.

(Col. Ret., Apr. 30, 1934. By operation of law.)

Civil History. — Real Estate Brokerage, c/o Louis P. Shoemaker, 1719 K St., N. W., Washington, D. C.

Vol. IX
p62
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Col Ret 30 Apr 34

Brig Gen Ret 14 Oct 40

Died Griffinsburg, Va., 24 Sep 45: Aged 75.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


The Author's Note:

1 Son of James Joyes, late 1st Lieutenant, 19th Vet. Res. Corps, U. S. A.


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