The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Alexander Garfield Gillespie

Gillespie, Alexander Garfield


* 19th of August 1881

† 17th of January 1956

(Regular Army)


1929-12-18 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-08-01 Colonel
1940-10-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-11-01 Brigadier (Retired)


1929-08-28 1933-08-21 Professor of Ordnance & Science of Gunnery, US Military Academy West Point
1933-08-23 1934-05-24 Officer in Charge, Ordnance Depot, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois
1934-05-25 1937-06-30 Commanding Officer Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois
1937-09-13 1940-07-18 Chief of Artillery Division, Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1940-07-19 1945-03-01 Commanding General Watervliet Arsenal, New York
1945-03-02 1946-07-17 Chief of Industrial Service, Ordnance Department
1946-11-01 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, July 1956" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.