The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General William Edgar Shedd

Shedd, William Edgar


* 25th of February 1885

† 2nd of December 1953

(Regular Army)


1930-10-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-11-01 Colonel
1938-12-01 Brigadier-General
1941-01-30 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1946-08-31 Major-General (Retired)


1928-07-01 1932-05-15 Attached to Military Intelligence Division, War Department General Staff
1932-07-10 1935-05-28 Executive Officer, Harbor Defenses of Honolulu [Hawaii]
1935-07-15 1936-06-30 Director of the Coast Coast Artillery School
1936-07-01 1937-10-15 President of the Coast Artillery Board
1937-10-16 1938-11-30 Commanding Officer Harbor Defenses of Chesapeake Bay
1937-10-16 1938-11-30 Commanding Officer 2nd Coast Artillery Regiment
1938-12-01 1939-09-30 Commanding Officer 4th Artillery District
1939-10-01 1941-02-18 Assistant Chief of Staff (G1) US Army
1941-02-XX 1941-03-XX Commanding General 8th Infantry Division
1941-XX-XX Commanding General of Coast Defenses & Anti-Aircraft, Panama Department
1943-XX-XX Deputy Commanding General Panama Department
1943-12-XX 1944-09-XX Commanding General Antilles Department
1944-09-01 1946-05-22 Commanding General 9th Service Command
1946-08-31 Retired
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