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Charles Douglas Yelverton Ostrom Edit Profile

army officer.

Charles Douglas Yelverton Ostrom, American army officer. Awarded Legion of Merit, August 1943. Member Sons American Revolution, Scabbard and Blade.; Club: Army and Navy, Washington, District of Columbia.

Background

Ostrom, Charles Douglas Yelverton was born on April 26, 1890 in Alturas, California, United States. Son of Charles M. and Ivy D. (Hager) Ostrom.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of California, 1912. Graduate Coast Artillery School, Battery Officers Course, 1921, Advanced Course, 1930, Command and General staff schedul, 1934, Army War College, 1939.

Career

Enlisted as private California National Guard, January 20, 1910, advancing to captain, 1915. Second in command Lieutenant, Coast Artillery corpus, United States army, November 1916, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1942. Served as major, Coast Artillery, World War I.

General Staff Corps, 1937-1938.

Membership

Member Sons American Revolution, Scabbard and Blade. Club: Army and Navy, Washington, District of Columbia.

Connections

Married Margaret B. Ross, September 22, 1917. Children: Charles D. Y., Thomas R. Began as civil engineer.

father:
Charles M. Ostrom

mother:
Ivy D. (Hager) Ostrom

spouse:
Margaret B. Ross

children:
Charles D. Y. Ostrom

Thomas R. Began as civil engr Ostrom