The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Clyde Rush Abraham

Abraham, Clyde Rush


* 17th of July 1883

† 25th of March 1955

(Regular Army)


1930-02-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-08-19 Colonel
1940-10-02 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-05-07 Termination rank of Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-10-21 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1928-07-24 1932-06-30 Assistant Chief of Staff, 4th Corps Area
1932-08-01 1933-07-01 Attending the Army War College
1933-07-02 1934-06-24 Commanding Officer Fort Screven, Georgia
1933-10-21 1933-11-16 Commanding Officer 8th Infantry Regiment
1934-08-12 1936-08-20 Assistant Chief of Staff, Puerto Rico Department
1936-10-03 1939-05-01 Commanding Officer Fort Crook, Nebraska
1936-10-03 1939-05-01 Commanding Officer 17th Infantry Regiment
1937-01-21 1937-02-16 Commanding Officer 14th Infantry Brigade
1939-04-30 1939-06-10 Chief of Staff, 1st Infantry Division 11.06.39-01.10.40: Inspector-General, Puerto Rico Department
1940-10-02 1942-05-06 Assistant Commanding General 5th Infantry Division
1942-05-XX 1943-06-XX Chief of Counter Intelligence Corps, G-2 Division, US European Theater of Operations
1943-07-31 Retired
1943-08-01 1943-12-31 Active Duty
Picture source: From: 'Fort Custer in story and pictures' by Chet Geesey, 1941