The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Henry John Dick Meyer

Meyer, Henry John Dick


* 20th of September 1899

† 4th of March 1972

(Regular Army)


1941-09-15 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-08-13 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-12-11 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-09-06 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-03-11 Colonel


1941-04-06 1941-11-11 Commanding Officer 86th Field Artillery Battalion
1941-11-12 1942-05-05 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment
1942-05-06 1942-07-23 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 178th Field Artillery Regiment
1942-07-24 1942-08-06 Executive Officer, 17th Field Artillery Regiment
1942-08-20 1943-05-30 Executive Officer, 13th Field Artillery Brigade [United Kingdom]
1943-05-31 1944-02-28 Commanding Officer 17th Field Artillery Regiment [North Africa - Italy]
1944-03-01 1944-05-08 Commanding Officer 17th Field Artillery Group [Italy]
1944-05-09 1945-09-03 Commanding Officer Artillery, 45th Infantry Division [Italy - Northwestern Europe]
1945-09-20 1945-12-06 Commanding General 45th Infantry Division
1945-12-07 1946-05-08 Commanding General 4th Army Special Troops
1946-05-09 1948-09-22 Commanding Officer Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division
1948-09-23 1951-04-16 Commanding Officer Artillery, 24th Infantry Division [Japan - Korea]
1951-XX-XX 1952-08-26 Commanding Officer Artillery, XV Corps
1952-08-26 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, March 1974" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.