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Robert Wilbur COLLINS

Robert Wilbur COLLINS, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army.

Background

  • COLLINS, Robert Wilbur was born on November 29, 1876 in Red Farm, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas George and Ella Martha (Jackson) Collins.

  • Education

    • Clemson A. & M. College. South Carolina Military Academy. Coast Artillery School, 1909.

      Command and General Staff School, 1922. Army War College, 1923.

    Career

    • C. First Lieutenant, Cuban Occupation, 1898-1899. Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1901. Second Lieutenant, C.A.C., 1901.

      Promoted through various grades to Lieutenant Colonel, 1920. Lieutenant Colonel, temporary, Regular Army, 1918. Colonel, National Army, 1918-1920.

      Served, Chief, Anti-Aircraft Service, First Army, American Expeditionary Forces, France, from its organisation until after Armistice, 1918. Detailed. Militia Bureau, 1928.

    Membership

    Clubs: Army and Navy, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country.

    Connections

    • Spouse Anna Belle Pickens, August 15, 1901, Charleston, S.
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