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William Mackey CRUIKSHANK

William Mackey CRUIKSHANK, Brigadier General, United States Army. Member of American Legion; Military Order of World War; Loyal Legion Clubs: Chevy Chase, Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Army and Navy of American (New York.

Background

  • CRUIKSHANK, William Mackey was born on November 7, 1870 in Washington. District of Columbia. Son of John and Margaret Euphrasia (Antisell) Cruikshank.

  • Education

    • Cornell. New York, one yr.; United States Military Academy., 1893

    Career

    • Second Lieutenant, First Artillery, 1893. In Cuba, Span.-American War, 1898. Went to France, Adjunct, First Division, 1917-1919.

      Brigadier General, National. Army, 1918; Chief of Artillery, Fourth Corps, 1918-1919. Army of Occupation, Germany, 1918-1919, First Corps, January-April 1918, with Third Division, Field Artillery Brigadier, Germany, April-August 1919.

      War Department General Staff, 1920-1924. Commanding Tenth F. A., Fort Lewis, Washington, 1924-1925. Brigadier General, Regular Army, Fort Totten, New York, 1925.

      Commanding Panama Coast Artillery District, Canal Zone, 1927-1930. Commandant, Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, February since 1930.

    Membership

    • Member of American Legion. Military Order of World War. Loyal Legion Clubs: Chevy Chase, Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), Army and Navy of American (New York.

    Connections

    • Spouse Cornelia Baird Holabird, April 30, 1904, Evanston, 111.
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