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 [decorative delimiter] Class of November 1918

Vol. VI
p2015
6053

(Born Texas)

Robert G. Lovett

(Ap'd Cal.)

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(Robert Gilbert Lovett, Born Feb. 6, 1899, Waco, Texas.)a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 10, 1916, to Nov. 1, 1918, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., Corps of Engineers.

Served: at Camp A. A. Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School, Dec. 3, 1918, to June, 1919; in France on tour of observation of American Expeditionary Forces, June 20 to Sept. 10; at Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School to ––––

Vol. VII
p1346
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, Nov. 1, 1918.

At Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer at Engineer School, to June 15, 1919; en route to France, June 15, 1919, to July 1, 1919; Casual Officer in France, Germany, Belgium and England, July 1, 1919, to

First Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, July 17, 1919.

Sept. 10, 1919; en route to United States, Sept. 10, 1919, to Sept. 21, 1919; at Camp Humphreys, Va., student officer, at Engineer School, Sept. 25, 1919, to June 15, 1920; temporary duty, Headquarters, Engineer School, June 15, 1920, to Aug. 15, 1920; en route to Manila, P. I., Aug. 15, 1920, to Sept. 30, 1920; at Corregidor, P. I., with company, 3rd Engineers, Sept. 30, 1920, to March 21, 1921; en route to Honolulu, T. H., via Japan Mar. 21, to Apr. 13, 1921; at Schofield Barracks, T. H., commanding company of 3rd Engineers, Apr. 13, 1921, to Apr. 21, 1923; en route to United States, Apr. 21, 1923, to Apr. 28, 1923; at Fort Humphreys, Va., assigned to 13th Engineers, Oct. 15, 1923, to Oct. 18, 1924; student officer, Engineer School, Company Officers' Course, Oct. 18, 1924, to June 12, 1925, when he was graduated; leave of absence and en route to station to Sept. 10, 1925; at Corvallis, Ore., Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics, Oregon State College, Sept. 10, 1925, to July 9, 1929; at Chattanooga, Tenn., Military Assistant to the District Engineer, July 13, 1929, to ––––

Vol. VIII
p385
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

(1st Lt., C. E., July 17, 1919)

At Chattanooga, Tenn., Mil. Asst. to Dist. Engr., July 13, 1929 to June 1, 1931; at Camp Perry, Ohio, Engr. Rifle Team, June 5 to Sept. 20, 1931; at Ft. Belvoir, Va., comdg. Co. D, 13th Engrs., Oct. 20, 1931, to Mar. 5, 1933; at Ft. Humphreys, Va., Instr., Engr. School, Mar. 15, 1933 to

(Capt, C. E., Nov. 1, 1934)

July 10, 1935; at Ft. Leavenworth, Kans., student off., C. & G. S. School, Aug. 25, 1935 to June 15, 1936; at New Orleans, La., Asst. to Div. Engr., Gulf of Mexico Div., July 18, 1936 to Aug. 17, 1939; Dist. Engr., 1st New Orleans Dist., to ––––– (GSC Eligible List, 1936. Distinguished Marksman, 1930.)

Vol. IX
p274
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: — New Orleans La, Asst to Div Engr, Gulf of Mexico Div, 18 Jul 36-17 Aug 39; Dist Engr, 1 New Orleans Dist, 18 Aug 39‑

(Maj CE 1 Jul 40)

9 Dec 40; Kingston Jamaica BWI, Dist Engr Jamaica Dist, Antilles Div, 15 Dec 40‑

(Lt Col AUS 15 Sep 41)

2 May 42; Ft Dix, NJ, CO 94 EGSRgt, 15 May 42‑

(Col AUS 11 Jun 42)

(Lt Col CE 11 Dec 42)

20 Feb 43; Cp Young, Calif, ETO, C/S 15 Corps, 23 Feb 43‑

(CR)

4 May 44; England, France, Germany, CO 1117 ECGp 20 Corps Third Army, 5 May‑

(LM BSM)

22 Nov 44; France, Germany, Austria, Engr 20 Corps Third Army,

(BSM)

10 Oct 45; Ft Leonard Wood Mo, comdg ASFTC, 18 Jan-1 May 46; Vicksburg Miss, Dist Engr, 7 May 46‑

(Col CE 11 Mar 48)

31 May 49; Washington DC, Asst C of Engrs Mil Sup and Proc, 15 Jun 49 ––––

Croix de Guerre w/Palm (France); Medal of Metz (France)

Died, Nov. 8, 1970, Homestead AFB, Fla.: Aged 71.b

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.


Thayer's Notes:

a Gen. Lovett's birthplace, and ultimate rank, are from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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b Robert Lovett died after the publication of Vol. IX (1950), the most recent volume of the Supplements to Cullum's Register available to me, which may also be the most recent volume in the public domain. For the remainder of his career, see the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates, which also expands on the very condensed summary we read here in the Register.


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