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army officer

Arthur Arnim White, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation ribbon with oak leaf cluster (United States), Officer Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with palm (France). Deceased.


White, Arthur Arnim was born on October 21, 1889 in Coatsburg, Illinois, United States. Son of J. Alvan and L. Jane (Poling) White.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1915. Graduate Field Artillery School battery commanders course, 1920, advanced course, 1927. Command and General staff schedul, 1928.


1 son, Arthur B. Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1915, and advanced through grades to major general, 1944, brigadier general, 1947. Served with field artillery, World War I. Assistant chief of staff, G-3 and G-4, VIII Corps, 1940-1942.

G-4 and chief of staff XIV Corps on Guadalcanal, 1942-1943. Chief of staff IV Corps, 1943-1944. Chief of staff Seventh Army in invasion South France and throughout campaigns in Europe, 1944-1945.

Commanded 75th Infantry Division, June-October 1945, 71st Infantry Division, German Occupation.


Married Therese Sterling Bain, September 15, 1917.

J. Alvan White

L. Jane (Poling) White

Therese Sterling Bain