The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Jesse Cyrus Drain

Drain, Jesse Cyrus


* 25th of September 1883

† 12th of January 1974

(Regular Army)


1930-12-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1936-01-01 Colonel
1941-01-14 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-09-29 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-06-30 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1929-09-19 1934-08-15 Instructor at Command & General Staff School
1934-09-30 1935-09-04 Commanding Officer Fort Screven, Georgia
1934-09-30 1935-09-04 Commanding Officer Dirstrict F, Civil Conservation Corps
1934-09-30 1936-06-27 Attached to 8th Infantry Regiment
1935-08-07 1935-09-05 Commanding Officer 8th Infantry Regiment
1936-06-29 1938-09-07 Professor of Military Science & Tactics, Georgetown University
1938-10-31 1940-07-26 Commanding Officer 31st Regiment [Philippines]
1940-08-18 1940-09-24 Instructor, Oregon National Guard
1940-09-24 1941-12-14 Commanding Officer 81st Infantry Brigade
1941-12-14 1942-02-XX Commanding Officer Seattle Subsector, North West Sector, Western Defense Command
1942-02-XX 1943-02-XX Commanding General Atlantic Zone, Panama Mobile Force
1942-02-XX 1943-02-XX Assistant Commanding General Panama Mobile Force
1943-02-XX 1943-04-02 Commanding General Panama Mobile Force
1943-05-14 1945-10-XX Chairman of 6th Section, War Department Manpower Board
1943-10-XX 1945-07-15 Attached to Section Field Agencies, War Department Manpower Board
1945-09-30 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, December 1974" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.