The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Bradford Grethen Chynoweth

Chynoweth, Bradford Grethen


* 20th of July 1890

† 8th of February 1985

(Regular Army)


1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1941-12-18 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1947-10-31 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1932-08-XX 1936-06-XX Attached to G-3 Division, War Department General Staff
1936-07-XX 1939-03-XX Senior Instructor, New Jersey National Guard
1936-07-XX 1939-03-XX Senior Instructor, 44th Infantry Division
1939-03-XX 1939-09-XX Attached to G-2 Division, War Department General Staff
1939-10-02 1940-01-25 Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, 66th Infantry Regiment
1940-01-XX 1940-06-25 Commanding Officer 1st Battalion, 66th Infantry Regiment
1940-07-01 1941-11-01 Commanding Officer 53rd Infantry Regiment
1941-11-24 1942-03-04 Commanding General 61st Infantry Division Philippine Army
1941-XX-XX Commanding General Cebu
1942-03-05 1942-05-17 Commanding General Visayan Force [Philippines]
1942-XX-XX Commanding General Central Philippines Force [Philippines]
1942-05-17 1945-08-20 Prisoner of War [Philippines - Japan - Manchuria]
1946-03-XX 1947-10-31 Attached to Headquarters Army Service Forces
1947-10-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, December 1986" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.