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army officer

Beverly Fielding Browne, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Officer Legion of Honor, French; campaign and service medals, Spanish American War, Philippine Insurrection, Mexican Border, 1st World War, France and Germany.

Background

Browne, Beverly Fielding was born on March 24, 1880 in Accomac, Virginia, United States. Son of T.H. Bayly and Anna (Fletcher) Browne.

Education

Student Episcopal Academy, Philadelphia, 1893-1897. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1901.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Artillery corpus, United States army, February 2, 1901, and advanced through grades to brigadier general, 1918. Commanded 166th Field Artillery Brigade, France, 1918, artillery of the First Corps, France, 1918. Attached to 30th regiment Field Artillery, French Army, Orlians, France, 1912-1913, P.I., 1913-1915, chief Field Artillery, 7th Corps, Germany, 1918-1919.

Assistant chief Field Artillery, Washington, District of Columbia, 1919-1920, Hawaii 1921-1925, retired, 1928. President and general manager The Blue Ridge Distilleries, Inc., Front Royal, Virginia, from organization, 1934-1943.

Membership

Member Shenandoah Valley, Inc., Horticultural Society of Virginia, Virginia History Society, Society of First Division, United States Army, Front Royal Chamber of Commerce (president 1930-1933). (vestry from 1928, treasurer, 1934-1948). Clubs: Maryland, Baltimore.

Connections

Married Louise Ingham Adams, July 10, 1907.

father:
T.H. Bayly Browne

mother:
Anna (Fletcher) Browne

spouse:
Louise Ingham Adams