The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Ralph Parker Eaton

Eaton, Ralph Parker


* 5th of August 1898

† 16th of May 1986

(Regular Army)


1941-12-24 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-01-03 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-01-18 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-01-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1947-06-12 Lieutenant-Colonel
1948-06-10 Colonel


1940-05-25 1942-01-03 Assistant Adjutant-General, 4th Corps Area
1942-01-05 1942-02-17 Attending Division Refresher Course, Command & General Staff School
1942-02-18 1942-12-13 G-1, 82nd Infantry Division
1942-12-14 1944-08-26 Chief of Staff, 82nd Airborne Division [Italy]
1944-08-27 1945-07-11 Chief of Staff, XVII Airborne Corps [Northwestern Europe]
1945-09-06 1947-01-01 Chairman of 7th Section, War Departmant Manpower Board
1947-01-02 1948-06-01 Member of Service Branch, War Department Manpower Board
1948-06-02 1948-07-09 Executive Officer, Management Division, Office of the Army Comptroller
1948-07-10 Staff Secretary, Caribbean Command
1954-XX-XX Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, February 1988" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.