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Walter A. DeLAMATER

Walter A. DeLAMATER, American Legion.

Background

  • DeLAMATER, Walter A. was born on April 18, 1880 in New York City. Son of W. Irving and Clara DeLainater.

  • Education

    • St. Marks Private School. Army School of Line; Army General Staff College.

    Career

    • Y. Private, 71 Infantry, New York Neuropsychology Group, 1900. Sergt., 1902; Second Lieutenant, 1903. First Lieutenant, 1904.

      Captain, 1905; Major, 1916. Major, 106 Infantry, United States Army., 1917. Lieutenant Colonel, 106 Infantry, 1918.

      Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Chief of Staff, 79 Division, United States Army, 1918. Colonel, Chief of Staff, 77 Division, 1920. Colonel, 71 Infantry, New York Neuropsychology Group, 1924.

      Mexican Border service, 1916. Meuse Argonne (both phases). Grand Montague; Troyon Sector.

      Initial eligible General Staff list, United States Army. Grand Officer, Knight Commander, National Order of Merit Carlos Manuel de Ce6pedes of Cuba awarded by Pres, of Cuba.

    Membership

    Member of American Legion. Veterans Foreign Wars. New York Society Military Order World War.

    Kane Lodge 454, F. & Master of Arts (Past High Priest). Terrace City Chapter Northern 177, R. Master of Arts. Masons 32°, Scottish Rite.

    Yonkers Comma ndery Northern 47, Knight Templar (Past Commander). Mecca Temple Shrine (Past Illustrious Potentate) (New York). 71 Veterinary Association.

    Army Relief Society (Life). National Guard Association (President) (New York). Military Athletic League (Former President) (New York).

    Grand Commandery, Knight Templar, (New York Club: United States Army Square.

    Connections

    • Spouse Marie West, June 5, 1901, N.
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