The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Ralph McTyeire Pennell

Pennell, Ralph McTyeire


* 18th of August 1882

† 17th of May 1973

(Regular Army)


1930-01-21 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-08-01 Colonel
1941-01-29 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-03-02 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-03-31 Major-General


1928-10-02 1930-12-01 Attached to Hawaiian Division
1930-12-12 1932-09-01 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-4), 8th Corps Area
1932-09-01 1933-03-31 Attached to 12th Field Artillery Regiment
1933-04-01 1934-12-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Field Artillery Regiment
1934-12-01 1935-06-15 Commanding Officer 15th Field Field Artillery Regiment
1935-06-16 1936-07-XX Member of the Field Artillery Board
1936-07-XX 1939-06-14 President of the Field Artillery Board
1939-06-23 1940-09-XX Commanding Officer 15th Field Artillery Regiment
1940-10-XX 1940-10-08 Commanding Officer 52nd Field Artillery Brigade
1940-10-XX 1942-10-XX Commanding General 27th Infantry Division [Pacific]
1942-03-18 1942-10-31 Commanding General Hawaii District
1942-10-XX 1943-03-XX Member of the War Department Dependency Board
1943-04-XX 1944-09-XX Commanding General Field Artillery Replacement Training Center, Fort Sill, Oklahoma
1944-10-31 1945-08-30 Commandant of the Field Artillery School
1946-03-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, June 1974" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.