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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1908

Vol. V

(Born Pa.)

Edward A. Stockton, Jr.

(Ap'd Pa.)


(Edward Alexander Stockton, Jr.)

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 16, 1904 to Feb. 14, 1908, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

(Second Lieut., Coast Artillery Corps)

Served: At Fort Du Pont, Del., May 14, 1908 to –––––.

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

(Edward Alexander Stockton, Jr., Born April 22, 1886.)

Military History. —

Second Lieut., Coast Artillery Corps, Feb. 14, 1908.

At Fort Du Pont, Del., May 14, 1908, to

(First Lieut., Coast Artillery Corps, March 15, 1909)

Dec. 15, 1912; at Fort Strong, Mass., to Nov. 20, 1915; at Fort Monroe, Va., student officer at Coast Artillery School, Jan. 1 to

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

Nov. 30, 1916, when he was graduated; at Fort Terry, N. Y., Jan. 4 to July 21, 1917; at Fort Adams, Newport, R. I., commanding Battery of 7th Regiment, C. A. C., 1st Separate Brigade, July 22 to Aug. 17, 1917; en route to Le Havre, France, via Liverpool, Aug. 18 to Sept. 11, 1917; assigned to Railway Artillery; on duty and in action with 4th French Army at the front, February, 1918;

(Major, Temporary, Coast Artillery Corps, Feb. 11, 1918)

at front with 7th French Army, April to July, 1918; Director of Instruction, Assistant Commandant and Commandant of Heavy Artillery School, A. E. F., July, 1918, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel, Coast Artillery Corps, U. S. A., Oct. 11, 1918)

January, 1919; commanding 48th Regiment, C. A. C., Jan. 4 to March 29, 1919, when it was demobilized at Camp Grant, Ill. (returned from overseas March 13, 1919);

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

Military History: —

Lieutenant-Colonel, Temporary, Coast Artillery Corps, Oct. 11, 1918.

Commanding 48th Regiment, Coast Artillery Corps, Jan. 4, to Mar. 29, 1919, when it was demobilized at Camp Grant, Ill.; returned from overseas Mar. 13, 1919; at Fort Winfield Scott, Calif., commanding 57th Regiment, Coast Artillery Corps, Apr., 1919, to July, 1919; at Camp Lewis, Wash., with 57th Coast Artillery Corps, to

 p801  Returned to Grade of Captain, June 30, 1920.

Major, Coast Artillery Corps, July 1, 1920.

Aug., 1920; at Boston, Mass., Adjutant, 1st Coast Artillery Corps District, Sept., 1920, to Aug., 1922; at Washington, D. C., Office, Chief of Coast Artillery, Aug., 1922, to Aug., 1926; at Fort Monroe, Va., student officer, Field Officers' Course, Coast Artillery School, Sept., 1926, to June, 1927, when he was graduated; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Command and General Staff School, Sept., 1927, to June, 1928, when he was graduated; at Fort Mills, P. I., with Harbor Defense Staff and 59th Coast Artillery Corps, Oct., 1928, to June, 1930; at Washington, D. C., student officer, Army War College, to ––––

Decoration: French Croix de Guerre with silver and gilt stars.

Service medals: Victory with one battle clasp.

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

(Maj., C. A. C., July 1, 1920.)

At Washington, D. C., student off., A. W. C., to July 1, 1931; at New York, N. Y., Executive 2d C. A. Dist., to

(Lt.‑Col. C. A. C., Mar. 1, 1932)

Aug. 22, 1932; at Washington, D. C., Bureau of Insular Affairs, to Aug. 23, 1936; on leave and en route to station to

(Col. C. A. C., Jan. 1, 1937)

Jan. 6, 1937; at Quarry Heights, C. Z., Art. Off., P. C. Dept., to Jan. 6, 1939; en route to station to Feb. 1, 1939; at Ft. MacArthur, Calif., comdg. 63d C. A. and Harbor Defenses of Los Angeles, to ––––

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

Military History: —

(Col CAC 1 Jan 37)

Ft MacArthur Calif, comdg 63 CA and HD of Los Angeles, ‑Oct 40; Ft Winfield Scott Calif, 6 CA,‑

(Brig Gen AUS 10 Jul 41)

Jul 41; comdg HD of San Francisco, ‑Jul 42; Cp Wallace Tex, comdg AAReplTC, ‑Dec 42; Ft Eustis Va, CG AAReplTC, ‑Jul 43; Cp Stewart Ga, CG AAATC, ‑Oct 44; Washington DC, Member Secy of War's Separation Bd O Secy of War,‑


30 Sep 46;

(Brig Gen Ret dsbl 30 Sep 46)

Civil History: — Washington DC, Chief of the Mil Ln Sect of the American Red Cross, National Headquarters, 46–13 Jul 48.

Died July 13, 1948, at Washington, D. C.: Aged 62.

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

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