The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Edgar Erskine Hume

Hume, Edgar Erskine


* 26th of December 1889

† 24th of January 1952

(Regular Army)


1937-01-14 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-01-14 Colonel
1944-01-14 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)


1937-XX-XX 1941-XX-XX Director of Administration, Medical Field Service School
1941-05-XX 1943-01-XX Public Relations Officer, Carlisle Barracks
1943-01-XX 1943-XX-XX Commanding Officer Winter General Hospital
1943-XX-XX Chief of Public Health, Sicily
1943-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Chief Healt Officer, Allied Military Government Italy
1943-09-XX 1944-01-XX Military Governor, Naples District [Italy]
1945-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX Chief Medical Officer US Military Government Austria
1949-XX-XX 1951-XX-XX Chief Surgeon US Far East Command
1951-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Paul Godley