The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General James Albertus Bethea

Bethea, James Albertus


* 30th of October 1887

† 6th of November 1984

(Regular Army)


1937-03-04 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-03-04 Colonel
1943-11-03 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-01-23 Brigadier-General (Confirmed US Senate)
1948-04-27 Major-General


1935-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Superintendent of Colon Hospital, Panama Canal Zone
1935-XX-XX 1937-XX-XX Chief Surgical of Services, Colon Hospital, Panama Canal Zone
1940-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Chief Surgical of Services, Brooke Army Hospital, Fort Sam Houston
1942-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Commanding Officer McCloskey General Hospital
1946-XX-XX Commanding Officer Brooke General Hospital
1946-XX-XX 1949-XX-XX Chief Surgeon, Far East Command
1949-10-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Clay Ellis