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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1904

Vol. V
p724
4248

(Born Va.)

James Brownrigg Dillard

(Ap'd La.)

34

Born Norfolk, Va.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Aug. 1, 1900 to June 15, 1904, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut., Artillery Corps)

Served: With 25th Battery, Field Artillery, at Fort Riley, Kans., from Sept. 15, 1904 to June 30, 1906, and during this time was a Student at the Cavalry and Field Artillery School; in Ordnance Department, by detail, July 1, 1906; at Sandy Hook Proving Ground, N. J., to –––––.

(First Lieut., Ordnance Dept., by detail, July 1, 1906)

(First Lieut., Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907)

— Assigned to the Coast Artillery Corps on its separation from the Field Artillery.

(Captain, Ordnance Dept., by detail, May 29, 1907)

— at Watertown Arsenal, Mass., June 25, 1907 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p1093
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born April 22, 1882.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., Artillery Corps, Jan. 25, 1907.

Captain, Ordnance Department, by Detail, May 29, 1907.

At Watertown Arsenal, Mass., June 25, 1907, to June, 1908; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Ordnance, July, 1908, to June 30, 1910, when he was relieved from detail in Ordnance Department; at Fort Adams, R. I., July, 1910, to June, 1911;

(Captain, Ordnance Department, by Detail, July 1, 1910)

at Newport News, Va., July, 1911, to

(Captain, Coast Artillery Corps, Aug. 27, 1913)

(Major, Ordnance Department, by Detail, April 14, 1915)

January, 1916; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Ordnance, January to February, 1916; at Sandy Hook Proving Ground, N. J., March to July, 1916; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Ordnance, August, 1916, to

(Major, Temporary, Coast Artillery Corps, Aug. 5, 1917)

(Colonel, Ordnance Department, National Army, Jan. 16, 1918)

December, 1918; in France with American Expeditionary Forces, December, 1918, to April, 1919; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Ordnance, to April, 1920.

Resigned, April 2, 1920.

Civil History. — With Cleveland Twist Drill Company, 1242 East 49th Street, Cleveland, Ohio.

Awarded

Distinguished Service Medal

"For specially meritorious and conspicuous service as Chief of the Heavy Artillery Section of the Carriage Division of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, in which capacity he was charged with the design and development of all railway and other heavy artillery; and later as Chief of the Engineering Division of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, in which capacity he was charged with the design and development of all articles of ordnance supplied to the United States Army."

Vol. VII
p626
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Distinguished Service Medal.

 p627  Captain, Coast Artillery Corps, Aug. 27, 1913.

Colonel, Ordnance Department, National Army, Jan. 16, 1918.

Resigned, Apr. 2, 1920.

Civil History: — General Superintendent, The Cleveland Twist Drill Co., 1242 East 49th St., Cleveland, Ohio, 1920 to 1930.

Address: c/o Cleveland Twist Drill Co., 1242 East 49th St., Cleveland, Ohio.

Vol. VIII
p156
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

Capt., C. A. C., Aug. 27, 1913.

Resigned, Apr. 2, 1920.

Civil History: — Gen. Superintendent, the Cleveland Twist Drill Co., 1242 East 49th St., Cleveland, Ohio, 1920 to 1940.

Vol. IX
p94
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

Capt CAC 27 Aug 13.

Resd 2 Apr 20

Civil History. — Gen Supt, The Cleveland Twist Drill Co, Cleveland O, ‑41.

Died, Sep. 28, 1941, Lynchburg, Va.: Aged 59.

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º


Thayer's Note:

a Col. Dillard's birthplace is from the WPAOG memorial article.


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