The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Robert Sprague Beightler

Beightler, Robert Sprague


* 21st of March 1892

† 12th of February 1978

(National Guard)


1924-05-10 Lieutenant-Colonel (Ohio National Guard)
1924-06-28 Lieutenant-Colonel (Officers Reserve Corps)
1932-01-05 Lieutenant-Colonel (National Guard of the United States)
1936-01-04 Termination of rank Lieutenant-Colonel (National Guard of the United States)
1939-06-15 Colonel (Ohio National Guard)
1939-09-13 Colonel (National Guard of the United States)
1940-08-22 Brigadier-General (Ohio National Guard)
1940-10-12 Major-General (Ohio National Guard)
1940-10-15 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1940-11-28 Major-General (National Guard of the United States)
1946-08-20 Brigadier-General (Dated back to 1946.07.19)
1947-01-29 Major-General (Confirmed US Senate)(Dated back to 1944-08-04)


1940-08-22 1940-10-08 Commanding Officer 74th Infantry Brigade
1940-10-01 1945-09-XX Commanding General 37th Infantry Division [Fiji - Solomons - Philippines]
1946-XX-XX 1947-XX-XX Commanding General 5th Service Command
1948-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Commanding General 5th Armored Division
1951-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Commanding General Ryukyus Command
1953-07-31 Retired
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