The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Edwin Butcher

Butcher, Edwin


* 28th of June 1879

† 29th of July 1950

(Regular Army)


1928-06-27 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-08-01 Colonel
1943-03-11 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-06-29 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1927-05-31 1928-07-15 Commanding Officer ? Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment
1928-08-15 1929-06-30 Attending the Army War College
1929-07-01 1932-08-23 Attached to Office of the Chief of Infantry
1932-09-19 1933-01-31 Executive Officer, 38th Infantry Regiment
1933-01-30 1933-05-21 Commanding Officer 38th Infantry Regiment
1933-04-XX 1933-07-XX District Commander, Fort Douglas District Civilian Conservation Corps
1933-07-XX 1935-06-14 Executive Officer, Fort Douglas District Civilian Conservation Corps
1935-07-02 1936-10-07 Assistant Civilian Component Officer, 9th Corps Area
1936-10-30 1938-10-29 Chief of Staff, Philippine Division
1938-12-07 1940-11-XX Director of the Infantry Board
1940-11-XX 1942-06-30 Chief of Staff, 3rd Corps Area
1942-06-30 Retired
1942-06-30 Recalled
1942-06-30 1944-01-31 Chief of Staff, 3rd Corps Area
1944-01-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, April 1951" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.