The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General John Will Coffey

Coffey, John Will


* 12th of January 1897

† 8th of March 1951

(Regular Army)


1940-08-30 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-09-17 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-11-30 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1947-09-01 Colonel


1940-06-01 1941-05-23 Attached to the Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1941-05-24 1942-08-30 Special Observer, London [United Kingdom]
1942-09-01 1942-12-10 Attached to Western Task Force [North Africa]
1942-12-11 Ordnance Officer, Atlantic Base Section
Ordnance Officer, Communications Zone
1943-XX-XX 1945-06-01 Chief Ordnance Officer, Allied Forces Headquarters [Italy]
1945-08-01 1947-05-01 Commanding Officer Letterkenny Ordnance Department, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
1947-05-15 1951-XX-XX Professor of Ordnance, US Military Academy West Point
1951-03-08 Killed in an air crash [Germany]
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