The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General Edward Marsh Shinkle

Shinkle, Edward Marsh


* 9th of January 1878

† 8th of November 1966

(Regular Army)


1920-07-13 Lieutenant-Colonel
1931-11-01 Colonel
1934-08-31 Brigadier-General (Assistant Chief of Ordnance)
1938-08-31 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Assistant Chief of Ordnance)
1940-10-25 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1941-10-28 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1942-01-31 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1920-07-01 1921-01-31 Commanding Officer Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey
1921-02-01 1924-06-30 Attached to the General Staff
1925-07-01 1925-09-01 Ordnance Officer, 9th Corps Area
1925-09-01 1928-06-22 Ordnance Officer, Hawaiian Department
1928-09-07 1929-06-26 Attached to the Office of the Chief of Ordnance
1929-06-27 1934-08-31 Commanding Officer Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
1934-09-01 1938-08-31 Assistant Chief of Ordnance
1938-09-02 1941-11-30 Commanding Officer Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey
1942-01-31 Retired, but remained enployed
1942-02-XX 1942-06-01 Commanding Officer Ogden Arsenal, Utah
1942-06-01 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, March 1968" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.