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Gen Frederick Augustus Irving
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1894
Taunton
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1995
Alexandria
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

USMA Class of 1917. Age 101 years. His grandson, Frederick Irving Maish, is also buried in the same plot.

He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1917. During World War I he took part in the St. Mihiel offensive in France, where he was wounded during battle. He received the Silver Star for leading his company through heavy artillery and machine gun fire.

He was Commandant of cadets at West Point from 1941 to 1942.

During World War II, he led the 24th Infantry Division through the invasions of Hollandia, New Guinea and Leyte in the Philippines. He was the 5th Commanding General of the 38th Infantry Division from August 1945 until its inactivation on November 10, 1945 at Camp Anza, California.

He was Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1951 to 1954. In 1954 after 37 years of military service he retired. At the time of his death on September 12, 1995 he was the oldest living graduate of West Point at the age of 101 years old.
Source: The Washington Post, September 15, 1995. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Vivian Dowe Irving (1898 - 1995)
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
Plot: Section X, Row I, Site 158.
 
Created by: SLGMSD
Record added: Dec 27, 2013
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Gen Frederick Augustus Irving
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Gen Frederick Augustus Irving
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 Added: Oct. 10, 2014
"Thank You" - May you rest in God's Blessed Peace.
- Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
 Added: Jun. 22, 2011
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