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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1913

Vol. VI

(Born N. J.)

Henry P. Perrine, Jr.​1

(Ap'd at Large)


(Henry Pratt Perrine, Jr., Born July 22, 1891, Trenton, NJ.)​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, March 1, 1909, to June 12, 1913, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 14th Infantry.

Served: At Fort George Wright, Wash., Sept. 12, 1913, to June 22, 1914; at Fort Davis, Alaska, July 10, 1914, to

(First Lieut., 14th Infantry, July 1, 1916)

(Captain, 14th Infantry, May 15, 1917)

Oct. 4, 1917; at Vancouver Bks., Wash., Oct. 16 to Nov. 16, 1917; at Camp Lewis, Wash., to Jan. 24, 1918; at Fort George Wright, Wash., to March 14, 1918; at Fort Lawton, Wash., to March 27; at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, student officer at Infantry School of Arms, to May 1 and Instructor to

(Major, Temporary, of Infantry, June 10, 1918)

Oct. 1; at Camp Benning, Ga., Instructor at Infantry School of Arms, to Jan. 31, 1919; at New Orleans, La., at Army Supply Base, to March 1, 1919; on tour of inspection of National Guard of Tennessee, to March 20; at Port Terminal, Charleston, S. C., March 21, 1919, to ––––

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

 p992  Military History: —

Major, Temporary, of Infantry, June 10, 1918.

At Port Terminal, Charleston, S. C., March 21, 1919, to Aug. 21, 1919; at Camp Jackson, S. C., Aug. 21, 1919, to

Returned to Grade of Captain, June 30, 1920.

Major of Infantry, July 1, 1920.

Oct. 29, 1920; at Newark, N. J., Instructor, 113th Infantry, New Jersey National Guard, Nov. 1, 1920, to Aug. 23, 1924; at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., student officer, Command and General Staff School, Aug. 25, 1924, to June 18, 1925, when he was graduated; at Boston, Mass., Headquarters, 1st Corps Area, duty with Organized Reserves, July 1, 1925, to Sept. 1, 1929; at Cambridge, Mass., student officer, Harvard University, Graduate School of Business Administration, Sept. 1, 1929, to ––––

[Supplement, Vol. VIII: 1930‑1940]

Military History: —

(Maj. Inf., July 1, 1920.)

At Cambridge, Mass., student off., Harvard U., Graduate School of Business Administration, Sept. 1, 1929 to June 18, 1931, graduated with degree M. B. A.; at Quincy, Mass., Instr. 51st Brig., Mass. N. G., to

(Lt.‑Col. Inf., Aug. 1, 1935)

Sept. 3, 1936; at Fort George G. Meade, Md., Executive Off., 34th Inf., Sept. 5, 1936 to Mar. 31, 1937 and from Sept. 24, 1937 to June 20, 1939; (at Boston, Mass., D. S., Staff of 1st Army, Apr. 1, 1937 to Sept. 23, 1937); Ft. Benning, Ga., Instr., Inf. School June 22, 1939, to ––––

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

Military History: —

(Lt Col Inf 1 Aug 35)

Ft Benning Ga, Instr TIS, 23 Jun 39‑

(Col AUS 26 Jun 41)

31 Dec 41; Secy TIS, ‑9 Mar 42; ExO TIS,

(Col Inf 1 Jul 42)


(Brig Gen AUS 14 Mar 43)

‑2 Apr 43; CG Sch Tps TIS, ‑13 Nov 44; Cp Robinson Ark, Asst CG IRTC, ‑31 Jan 45; CG IRTC, ‑16 May 45; Cp Blanding Fla, Asst CG IRTC, ‑8 Nov 45;

(Brig Gen AUS terminated 31 Jan 46);

HQUSFET, Integration Bd, 1‑12 Apr 46; Manpower Bd, ‑24 Jul 46; Hq Third Army, PRO,


‑14 Feb 47; HQ US Constab, PIO, ‑14 Nov 47; Heidelberg Mil Post, Dpty Post Comdr, ‑14 Jun 48; Post Comdr, ‑31 Jul 49; Ft Totten NY, Dpty Post Comdr, 1 Sep 49‑

Son of Henry Pratt Perrine, Class of 1869

MBA Harvard, 31

Died, Oct. 2, 1953, at Valley Forge, Pa.: Aged 62.​b

Portrait and obituary at West Point Association of Graduates.º

Buried, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Captain Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Henry P. Perrine, Class of 1869.

Thayer's Notes:

a Gen. Perrine's birthplace is from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates.

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b Gen. Perrine 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, as well as his burial place, are from the memorial article and biographical sketch at West Point Association of Graduates, which also give details of his Army career and his life after 1950.

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