The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Hugh Meglone II Milton

Milton, Hugh Meglone II


* 23rd of March 1897

† 27th of January 1987

(Officers' Reserve Corps)


1930-05-12 Lieutenant-Colonel (New Mexico National Guard)
1930-06-17 Lieutenant-Colonel (Officers' Reserve Corps)
1942-02-01 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1945-06-28 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1951-09-15 Major-General (Army of the United States)(Dated back to 1944-03-16)


1941-09-18 Called to Active Duty
1941-09-18 1942-01-02 Chemical Officer, 5th Infantry Division
1942-01-02 1943-12-31 Chemical Officer, IV Corps
1944-02-01 1944-04-20 Chemical Officer, XIV Corps
1944-04-20 1944-11-04 Deputy Chief of Staff, XIV Corps
1944-11-04 1945-XX-XX Chief of Staff, XIV Corps
1946-03-27 Released from Active Duty
1951-02-24 Called to Active Duty
1951-02-24 1953-11-18 Executive for Reserve & ROTC Affairs, Department of the Army
1952-XX-XX 1953-XX-XX Member of the Reserve Forces Police Board, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower & Personnel
1953-11-19 1958-08-24 Assistant Secretary of the Army
1958-08-25 1961-01-20 Under Secretary of the Army
Picture source: From "Chiefs of the Army Reserve : biographical sketches of the United States Army Reserve's senior officers" by David E. Hilkert, 2004