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Arthur E. Easterbrook Edit Profile

army officer

Arthur E. Easterbrook, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Cross with oak leaf cluster, Purple Heart, Victory Medal with 4 stars (major campaigns in World War I), German Army of Occupation and Pre-Pearl Harbor ribbons, Legion of Merit; Croix de Guerre (France). Member Sigma Chi, Scabbard and Blade. Credited with shooting down 5 planes during World War I.

Background

Easterbrook, Arthur E. was born on November 4, 1893 in Amsterdam, New York, United States. Son of Colonel Arthur Edmund and Fannie (Luscombe) Easterbrook.

Education

Student of University of Washington, 1915-1917. Graduated from Army Field Officers Tactical School, Langley Field, Virginia, 1921.

Career

1 son, Arthur Edward. Commissioned Second lieutenant, infantry, 1917, retired for disability in line of duty with rank of lieutenant colonel, 1939. Returned to active duty, 1940.

Promoted brigadier general, 1944. Commanding officer Santa Ana Army Air Base, Santa Ana, California, since August, 1944.

Membership

Member Sigma Chi, Scabbard and Blade. Credited with shooting down 5 planes during World War I.

Connections

Married Gertrude L. Augustine, May 1, 1920.

father:
Colonel Arthur Edmund Easterbrook

mother:
Fannie (Luscombe) Easterbrook

spouse:
Gertrude L. Augustine