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 Wade Hampton Haislip

Wade Hampton Haislip

Birth
Woodstock, Middlesex County, Virginia, USA
Death 23 Dec 1971 (aged 82)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 7, Grave 8200-B
Memorial ID 5582 · View Source
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World War II United States Army General. He graduated form the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1912 and served in World War I on the General Staff of the V Corps in the occupation of Germany. After the war, he was a West Point instructor and Assistant Executive in the Office of Assistant Secretary of War, 1921 to 1936. From 1938 to 1941, he served as Major General Assistant Chief of Staff, of the War Department General Staff. In World War II, he organized the 8th Infantry Division and served as commander, 1942 to 1943. He next took command of the XV Corps and served in Normandy, France, Rhineland, and Central Europe campaigns. He was promoted Lieutenant General commander of the 7th US Army in 1944 and served in post until August, 1945. Following the war he was on the Secretary of War's Personnel Board, September 1945 to April 1946 and a senior member of the Chief of Staff's Advisory Group, 1946 to 1948. In 1949, he was appointed Vice Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff for administration. He retired a full four star General in 1951.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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VICE CHIEF OF STAFF US ARMY
GOVERNOR U.S. SOLDIERS HOME

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GENERAL
UNITED STATE ARMY


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  • Added: 2 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5582
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wade Hampton Haislip (9 Jul 1889–23 Dec 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5582, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .