Richard Marshall (American general)

Richard Marshall (American general)

Richard Jaquelin Marshall (June 16 1895, Markham, VirginiandashAugust 03 1973) was a Major General in the US Army.

He served in the 1st Division during World War I and became the Chief of Staff of Army Forces in the Pacific by the end of World War II.

Military career

*1907 - 1911: Attends Norfolk Academy
*1915: Graduates from the Virginia Military Institute
*November 28, 1916: commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant
*1927: Graduates from the Quartermaster School
*1934: Graduates from the Command and General Staff School
*1935: Graduates from the Army Industrial College
*1936: Graduates from the Army War College
*December 1939: Assistant Military Advisor to the Commonwealth Government, Manila, the Philippines, under General MacArthur
*July 29, 1941: becomes Deputy Chief of Staff, US Army Forces - Far East
*December 1941: promoted to Brigadier General
*April 1942: Deputy Chief of Staff, Allied forces, South West Pacific Area.
*August 08, 1942: promoted to Major General
*1945: Chief of Staff - U.S. Army Forces in the Pacific
*1946: retires from the Army
*1946 - 1952: Serves as superintended of the Virginia Military Institute

Military decorations

*Distinguished Service Cross
*Distinguished Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
*Silver Star
*Legion of Merit
*Distinguished Service Star of the Philippines with Oak Leaf Cluster
*Officer of the "Légion d'honneur" of France
*Grand Officer of Orange-Nassau with Crossed Swords of the Netherlands


Marshall is buried in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery.

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