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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1933

Vol. VIII
p1030
9850

(Born Ill.)

Richard Ensign Myers

(Ap'd N. M.)

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(Born Dec. 17, 1910, Chicago, IL.)a

Military History. — Cadet U. S. M. A., July 1, 1929 to June 13, 1933, appointed

(2d Lt. Cav.)

At Randolph Field, Tex., student off., A. C. Primary Flying School, Sept. 12, 1933 to (Detailed to A. C., Sept. 13, 1933) (Relieved A. C. detail, Jan. 31, 1934) Jan. 31, 1934; at Ft. Clark, Tex., Platoon Leader, 5th Cav., Feb. 4, to Aug. 25, 1934.

Resigned, Aug. 25, 1934.

Vol. IX
p779
[Supplement, Vol. IX: 1940‑1950]

Military History: —

2 Lt Cav 13 Jun 33.

Resd 25 Aug 34.

2 Lt Cav Res 19 Nov 34.

1 Lt Cav Res 13 Feb 37.

Civil History: — Cerrillos NM, Secy-Treas Ortiz Mine Mining Co, 1 Jan 35–1 Jan 37; Ponca City Okla, Asst Petroleum Engr, A W McCoy, 31 Jan 37–30 Jun 38; Animas NM, Engr Div of Graz, 1 Sep 38–30 Jun 39; San Antonio Tex, Appliance Dealer, 1 Jul 39–1 Jul 40.

Military History: — AUS 40‑45;

(1 Lt Cav Res 21 Jul 40);

Ft Bliss Tex, Plat Ldr; Hq and Sv Tp 8 Cav, 22 Jul–27 Aug 40; CO Tp G, 28 Aug—31 Oct 40; S‑1 2 Sq 8 Cav, 1 Nov 40–21 Apr 41; CO Tp F 8 Cav, 22 Apr–22 Jun 41; Asst S‑3 8 Cav, 23 Jun–28 Sep 41; S‑1 2 Sq 8 Cav, 29 Sep 41–20 Jan 42; Asst S‑1 S‑4 2 Cav Brig, 21 Jan–1 Jul 42; S‑1 2 Cav Brig, 2 Jul–

(Capt AUS 15 Aug 42)

15 Aug 42; S‑1 S‑4 2 Cav Brig, 16 Aug–31 Dec 42; S‑4 2 Cav Brig, 1 Jan–

(Maj AUS 25 May 43)

25 Jun 43; Australia; S‑4 2 Cav Brig, 26 Jun–11 Dec 43; New Guinea, S‑4 Alamo Base 1, 12 Dec 43–30 Apr 44; ExO Alamo Sup Point 1, 1 May–10 Oct 44; Leyte, S‑4 Base M, 12 Oct–

(Lt Col AUS 29 Oct 44)

(2 BSM)

12 Dec 44.

(Lt Col AUS Ret dsbl 16 Sep 45).

Civil History: — PO Box 69 Bastrop Tex, 30 Oct 48–.

Grandson of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Dillard Hazelrigg Clark, Class of 1873.

Died, Feb. 16, 1990, at San Antonio, Tex.: Aged 79.b1

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX.b2


Thayer's Notes:

a Col. Myers' birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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b1 b2 Col. Myers 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. The date and place of his death, and the place of his burial, are from the WPAOG memorial article.


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