The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Joseph Pringle Cleland

Cleland, Joseph Pringle


* 2nd of March 1902

† 28th of March 1975

(Regular Army)


1942-11-11 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-06-28 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-05 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-07-15 Lieutenant-Colonel
1949-10-01 Colonel


1943-11-XX 1944-04-XX Chief of Staff, 43rd Infantry Division
1944-04-XX 1945-07-XX Commanding Officer 103rd Infantry Regiment
1945-07-XX 1946-01-26 Assistant Commanding General 43rd Infantry Division
1946-01-03 1947-06-17 Miitary Attaché to Chile
1947-07-15 1950-04-14 Instructor at the Command & General Staff School
1950-04-18 1950-05-26 Attending the Infantry School
1950-05-XX 1951-09-XX Commanding Officer 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment
1951-09-XX 1952-06-03 Assistant Commanding General 82nd Airborne Division
1952-06-03 1953-05-XX Commanding General 40th Infantry Division, Korea
1952-07-31 1952-08-09 Commanding General IX Corps [Korea]
1953-05-XX 1953-06-XX Commanding General 1st Cavalry Division
1953-XX-XX 1955-XX-XX Commanding General XVII Airborne Corps
1955-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, March 1976" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.