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Wallace Martin Greene, Jr
Birth: Dec. 27, 1907
Waterbury
Washington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 8, 2003
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

United States Marine Corps General. He attended the United States Naval Academy, graduating in June 1930. As a second Lieutenant, he served at various posts and stations in the United States and two years on board the "USS Tennessee". He joined the 4th Marines in China, serving from 1937 to 1939. In 1941, he observed commando training in Great Britain, and in 1943, took part in the in the planning and execution of the invasion of the Marshall Islands. In 1944, he was G-3, 2nd Marine Division for the Saipan and Tinian operations. He returned to Marine Corps Schools and after graduation from the National War College in 1953, he became Special Assistant to the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the National Security Affairs. In January 1960, he was promoted to Lieutenant General and named Chief of Staff. In January 1964, he was promoted to full General and became Commandant of the Marine Corps. He retired in December 1967 and made his residence in Northern Virginia. (bio by: Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~) 
 
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  Vaughan Hemsley Greene (1912 - 2001)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 30, Lot 441 RH
 
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Originally Created by: Steve Edquist ~In Memory...
Record added: Mar 12, 2003
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