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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1927

Vol. VII
p2053
8106

(Born Ill.)

Joseph H. Gilbreth

(Ap'd at Large)

84

(Joseph Howard Gilbreth, Born July 27, 1905, Deerfield, IL.)

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 2, 1923, to June 14, 1927, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieutenant of Infantry.

At Fort Benning, Ga., with 29th Infantry, Sept., 1927, to Sept., 1930; student officer, Company Officers' Course, The Infantry School, Sept., 1930 to Sept., 1931.

Vol. VIII
p710
[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: — At Ft. Benning, Ga., Platoon Comdr., 29th Inf., Range Off., Sept. 15, 1927 to (D. S. student off., School for Bakers and Cooks, Jan. 3 to Jan. 30, 1929) Sept. 2, 1930; student off., Co. Officers' Course, Inf. School, to June 9, 1931; Asst. to and Procurement Off., Recreation Center Bd., to Nov. 2, 1931; on leave and en route to station to Jan. 5, 1932; at Schofield Bks., T. H., Platoon Comdr., 27th Inf., Mess and Property Off., to

(1st Lt., Apr. 1, 1933)

Sept. 3, 1935; en route to U. S. to Sept. 10, 1935; en route to N. Y. and on leave Sept. 14 to Oct. 31, 1935; at Ft. Jay, N. Y., Co. Comdr., 16th Inf., to Aug. 29, 1936; at Ft. Benning, Ga., student off., Tank Course, Sept. 2, 1936 to

(Capt. Inf., June 14, 1937)

June 18, 1837; on leave to Sept. 6, 1937; at Jefferson Bks., Mo., Platoon Comdr., 6th Tank Co., Sept. 8, 1937 to Nov. 24, 1939; temp. duty 6th Tank Co., to Jan. 10, 1940; temp. duty, 68th Inf., at Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Ark., Ft. Benning, Ga., Ft. McClellan, Ala., Camp Beauregard, La. and Meridian, Miss., to June 2, 1940; at Ft. Benning, Ga., Co. Comdr., 67th Inf., June 4, to July 29, 1940; at Ft. Knox, Ky., 69th Armored Regt., July 31, 1940, to [image ALT: an underscored blank]

Vol. IX
p542
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: — Ft. Knox Ky. 69 Armd Regt, 31 Jul 40-

(Maj AUS 31 Jan 41)

15 Dec 41; Asst G‑3 Armd Fc, 16 Dec 41-

(Lt Col AUS 1 Feb 42)

7 Aug 42; Cp Rucker Ala, CO 8 Tk Gp, 8 Aug-30 Nov 42; Cp Campbell Ky, CO 9 Tk Armd Gp, 1 Dec 42-

(Col AUS 23 Apr 43)

8 Jul 43; Cp Bouse Ariz, CO 9 Armd Gp, 9 Jul 43-22 Mar 44; ETO, So Wales, England, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, CO, Depty CO 9 Armd Gp, 5 Apr-

(Maj Inf 14 Jun 44)

20 Sep 44; C/S, CC CO 9 Armd Div, 21 Sep — (PH) — 21 Dec 44; Asst G‑3 p543Fifteenth Army, 20 Jan-6 Mar 45; ETOUSA (USFET), C Tng Sect G‑3 Div, 7 Mar 45 — (BSM) — 10 Feb 46; Ft Leavenworth Kan, Stu Comd Cl C and GSC, 28 Feb-31 Jul 46; Atlanta Ga, Asst G‑1 Seventh Army, 1‑10 Aug 46; Washington DC, OC/S and Stu SIS ID 16 Aug-2 Nov 46; Ft Leavenworth Kan, Instr C and GSC, 3 Nov 46 — (Detailed Cav 18 Jul 47) — 29 Jun 48; CO Tps, Hq Comdt G‑2, G‑3, 30 Jun 48-

(Lt Col Inf 15 Jul 48)

2 May 49; EUCOM, ExO Frankfurt Mil Post, 11 Jul 49-30 May 50; CO Darmstadt Sub-Post, 31 May 50—a

Died, Nov. 29, 1962, San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 57.

Buried, Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.


Thayer's Note:

a The Register entry is incompletely transcribed here due to copyright limitations; the remainder of Col. Gilbreth's career is given in Vols. X and XI. The death data are from the Find-a‑Grave page linked above.


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