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army officer

Charles Moore Walson, American army officer. Decorated Mexican Service, Victory, Army Occupation of Germany medals, American Defense Ribbon, American Theater Campaign Medal, Victory Medal World World War II, Legion of Merit, Army Commendation Ribbon.

Background

Walson, Charles Moore was born on August 24, 1883 in Delaware, United States. Son of George W. and Minnie S. (Collins) Walson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1906. Graduated from Army Medical School, 1912.

Career

Colonel George W. Bixby). Commissioned First lieutenant, Medical corpus, United States army, 1912, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1945. Surgeon, Expeditionary Forces, Vera Cruz, Mexico, 1914.

During World War I served successively at Honolulu and Schofield Barracks, T.H. Camp surgeon, Camp Lewis, Washington. Div. surgeon, 15th Division, Camp Logan, Houston, Texas.

Commanding officer, General Hospital 33, Fort Logan H. Roots, Little Rock, Arkansas. Assistant to chief surgeon, American Expeditionary Force, France. At station hospital American Forces in Germany, Coblenz, Germany.

Hospital inspector and Executive officer, Walter Reed General Hospital, 1922-1926. Assistant to corps area surgeon, 7th Corps Area Surgeon’ General’ s Office, Omaha, Nebraska, 1926-1931. Surgeon, Station Hospital, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, 1931-1935.

In Surgeon General’ General’ s Office, Washington, District of Columbia, 1935-1939. Assistant to corps area surgeon, II Corps Area, 1939, corps area surgeon, 1940-1942. Service Command surgeon August 1942-June 1946, surgeon of 1st Army since consolidation of 1st and 2d Service Commands.

With St. Joseph Infirmary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1906-1907, St. John’s Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1907-1908. Assistant to clinical professor surgery, St. Saint Louis University, 1908-1911. Assts. to city health officer, St. Louis, 1909-1911.

Lecturer on vital statistics Creighton U., 1926-1930, on tropical medicine, Indiana U. Medical School, 1930-1934. Administrator American Red Cross Blood Program, Greater New York, 1947-1951, Washington, since 1951.

Membership

Fellow American College Surgeons. Member of the American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons of United States of America, American Hospital Association Rho Sigma. Mason.; Club: Army-Navy Country (Washington).

Connections

Married Bonnie Miller, June 2, 1915. Children: Charles W. (officer United States Army), Elizabeth W. (wife of Lieutenant.

father:
George W. Walson

mother:
Minnie S. (Collins) Walson

spouse:
Bonnie Miller

children:
Charles W. Walson (officer United States Army)

Elizabeth W. (wife of Lt Walson