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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1899

Vol. IV

(Born England)

Herman W. Schull

(Ap'd S. D.)


Military History. — Cadet at the U. S. M. A., from June 19, 1895 to Feb. 15, 1899, when he was graduated and promoted in the army to

(Second Lieut. of Artillery, 6th Artillery, Feb. 15, 1899)

Served: Garrison duty at Fort McHenry, Md., March 25

(Transferred to 2d Artillery, April 4, 1899)

to April 14, 1899; with battery at Havana, Cuba, to ––––

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: With battery at Havana, Cuba, to July 19, 1900; on leave for one month, commencing July 19, 1900; leave changed to sick leave, Aug. 11, 1900; reported for duty, Oct. 2, 1900; on granted leave, Jan. 9, 1901, for one month.

(First Lieut., Artillery Corps, May 8, 1901)

— Recruiting service at Reading, Pa., from Feb. 5, 1901 to Sept. 13, 1901; in Cuba, from Sept. 14, 1901 to July 1, 1902; detailed in the Ordnance Department and stationed at Sandy Hook Proving Ground, from July 16, 1902 to June 27, 1903.

(Captain, Artillery Corps, Sept. 16, 1904)

— At Frankford Arsenal, from June 30, 1903 to July 2, 1906, during which period made inspections of ordnance material under manufacture at various places, and also on duty at Sea Girt, N. J., in connection with comparative tests of ammunition for small arms; relieved from the Ordnance Department and on duty with 73d Company, Coast Artillery, from July 3, 1906 to June 30, 1907; re‑detailed for duty in the Ordnance Department and assigned to duty in the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, July 1, 1907; assigned as Principal Assistant in the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, Oct. 21, 1907.

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

(Herman Walter Schull, Born May 30, 1875.)

Military History. —

Captain, Artillery Corps, Sept. 16, 1904.

Captain, Ordnance Department, by Detail, July 1, 1907.

At Washington, D. C., Principal Assistant to Chief of Ordnance, Oct. 21, 1907, to July 1, 1909; at Watertown Arsenal, in charge of various shop operations to

(Major, Ordnance Department, by Detail, March 5, 1910)

July 5, 1910; en route to Philippines, Oct. 5 to 31, 1910; at Manila Ordnance Depot to Sept. 14, 1913; (re‑detailed as Major, Ordnance Department, June 19, 1911): en route to U. S. to Oct. 10, 1913; on leave of absence to Nov. 24, 1913; at Frankford Arsenal, in charge of Manufacture of Artillery Ammunition, to Sept. 15, 1914; at Springfield Armory in charge of various shop operations to Aug. 21, 1915; (re‑detailed as Major, Ordnance Department, June 19, 1915); at Benicia Arsenal, Cal.º, Ordnance Officer, Western Department, Nov. 11, 1915, to

(Major, Coast Artillery Corps, July 1, 1916)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Ordnance Department, by Detail, June 22, 1917)

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Temporary, Coast Artillery Corps, Aug. 5, 1917)

Sept. 29, 1917; at Washington, D. C., with Gun Division, Ordnance Department, to

(Colonel, Ordnance Department, National Army, Jan. 14, 1918)

Jan. 17, 1918; at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., to Jan. 25, 1918; sick to March 28, 1918; at Washington, D. C., in office of Chief of Ordnance,  p867 Assistant to Chief of Inspection Division, March 28, 1918, to Feb. 1, 1919; with Ordnance Field Service and Ordnance Department Claims Board, Feb. 1, 1919, to ––––

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

 p483  Military History. —

Colonel, Ordnance Department, National Army, Jan. 14, 1918.

At Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., Jan. 17, 1918, to Mar. 5, 1918; at Washington, D. C., as Assistant Chief, Inspection Division, Ordnance Department, Mar. 5, 1918, to Feb. 12, 1919; duty on Ordnance Claims Board, Feb. 12, 1919, to Sept. 20, 1919; at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., commanding officer, Sept. 20, 1919, to

(Returned to Grade of Lieutenant-Colonel, June 8, 1920.)

(Colonel, Ordnance Department, July 1, 1921.)

July 1, 1922; leave of absence July 1, 1922, to Aug. 14, 1922; at Washington, D. C., student officer, Army War College, Aug. 14, 1922, to June 12, 1923; at Washington, D. C., assigned to Technical Staff, Ordnance Office, June 12, 1923, to June 15, 1924; at Springfield, Mass., Commanding Officer, Springfield Armory, June 15, 1924, to June 9, 1929; leave of absence, June 9, 1929, to Sept. 9, 1929; at Watervliet, N. Y., Commanding Officer, Watervliet Arsenal, Sept. 9, 1929, to ––––


Distinguished Service Medal

"For exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services in positions of great responsibility as assistant chief and acting chief of the Inspection Division, Ordnance Department. His broadminded policy, zeal and technical ability contributed in a conspicuous way to the success of the Ordnance Department in the procurement of munitions in the United States and Canada during the World War."

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

(Col. Ord. Dept., July 1, 1921)

At Watervliet, N. Y., C. O., Watervliet Arsenal, Sept. 9, 1929, to Feb. 28, 1932; at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., C. O., to May 25, 1934;

(Brig.‑Gen., Ord. Dept., June 3, 1934)

at Washington, D. C., C., Mfg. Service, Ord. Dept., to May 31, 1938.

(Brig.‑Gen., Ret., May 31, 1938.
At his own request, after 40 years' service.)

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

Military History: —

Brig Gen Ret 31 May 38

AD, OC Ord, 26 Jan 42–23 Nov 43

Civil History. — Box 2097 Carmel Calif

Died, Feb. 8, 1968, Tucson, AZ: Aged 92.​a

Buried, San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, CA.

Thayer's Note:

a Gen. Schull 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 of his death is from multiple online sources.

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