Gen Troy Houston Middleton

Gen Troy Houston Middleton

Birth
Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi, USA
Death 9 Oct 1976 (aged 86)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot 2, 3356-A
Memorial ID 5810134 · View Source
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US Army Lieutenant General. Born in Copiah County, Mississippi, he was commissioned an officer in the US Army in 1912. In World War I, he was the youngest Colonel commanding combat American forces and was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for his actions in the Meuse-Arognne offensive. During World War II, he was Commanding General of the 45th Division Sicily, Italy and Commanding General of the VIII Corps, North-West, Europe. After the war, he retired and was appointed president Louisiana State University in 1950.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 29 Sep 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5810134
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Troy Houston Middleton (12 Oct 1889–9 Oct 1976), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5810134, citing Baton Rouge National Cemetery, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .