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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1899

Vol. IV
p667
3933

(Born Tex.)

James Justice

(Ap'd Tex.)

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Born Huntsville, Tex.a

Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from Sept. 1, 1893 to Jan. 15, 1895, and from June 15, 1895 to Feb. 15, 1899, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

Second Lieut. of Infantry, 22d Infantry, Feb. 15, 1899

Served: En route to and with regiment in the Philippines, March, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p631
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: En route to and with regiment in the Philippines, March 2, 1899 to Feb. 25, 1902.

(First Lieut., 22d Infantry, Feb. 2, 1901)

— At Fort Crook, Neb., to Oct. 23, 1903; en route to and with regiment in the Philippine Islands, Oct. 23, 1903 to Jan. 14, 1906; at Fort McDowell, Angel Island, Cal., Jan. 14, 1906 to June 5, 1907.

(Captain, 19th Infantry, March 2, 1907)

— Assistant to the Chief Quartermaster, Department of Texas, June 20, 1907 to July 29, 1907; at Fort Reno, Okla., Aug. 1, 1907 to Feb. 24, 1908, and at Fort Mackenzie, Wyo., Feb. 27, 1908 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p897
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1900‑1910]

(Born March 3, 1876.)b

Military History. —

Captain, 19th Infantry, March 2, 1907.

At Fort Mackenzie, Wyo., Feb. 27, 1908, to April 14, 1909; on leave of absence to Aug. 15, 1909; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Army Service Schools, Aug. 16, 1909, to

(Transferred to 22d Infantry, April 19, 1911)

June 30, 1911; at Austin, Texas, Inspector-instructor, National Guard of Texas, July 1, 1911, to Dec. 15, 1912;

(Assigned to 5th Infantry, Dec. 16, 1912)

at Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y., to Oct. 1, 1914; en route to Panama Canal Zone with regiment to Oct. 15, 1914; at Empire, Canal Zone, to

(Major, 5th Infantry, May 15, 1917)

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

Aug. 24, 1917; at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 4, 1917, to Feb. 7, 1918; (Acting Assistant Chief of Staff, 80th Division, Dec. 1, 1917, to Feb. 7, 1918); at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Instructor, Brigade and Field  p898 Officers' School, Feb. 10 to April 14, 1918; at Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Ga., April 16 to July 15; (commanding 1st Infantry Replacement Regiment from April 24);

(Inspector-General, by Detail, July 15, 1918)

at Washington, D. C., in office of Inspector-General, July 19, 1918, to

(Colonel of Infantry, U. S. A., July 30, 1918)

Aug. 29, 1919;

(Returned to Grade of Captain, Aug. 31, 1919)

(Major of Infantry, Sept. 1, 1919)

at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer at Army Staff School, Sept. 1, 1919, to ––––

Vol. VII
p500
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Major of Infantry, Sept. 1, 1919.

At Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Army Staff School, Sept. 1, 1919, to July 1, 1920;

Lieutenant-Colonel of Infantry, July 1, 1920.

at Washington, D. C., student officer, Army War College, Aug. 20, 1920, to June 30, 1921, when he was graduated; at Washington, D. C., on War Department General Staff, June, 1921, to

Colonel of Infantry, Apr. 14, 1923.

Aug. 4, 1923; at Governor's Island, N. Y., Assistant Chief of Staff, G‑2, to (relieved General Staff, June, 1925) Aug. 10, 1925; at Staten Island, N. Y., commanding Miller Field, Aug. 19, 1925; commanding Special Troops, 1st Division, May, 1926, to Dec. 17, 1927, when he was ordered home to await retirement.

Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Apr. 14, 1928,
For Disability in Line of Duty.

Vol. VIII
p123
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Col. Ret., Apr. 14, 1928.

Died Apr. 24, 1933, at New York, N. Y.: Aged 57.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1934.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Notes:

a Col. Justice's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b This date is also given in Col. Justice's AOG obituary; but in Vol. VII of the Supplements to the Register, the date is given as Mar. 3, 1877.


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