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Eugene W. Fales Edit Profile

army officer.

Eugene W. Fales, American army officer. member Infantry Board, 1934-1936; Member Delta Upsilon.

Background

Fales, Eugene W. was born on September 16, 1887 in LaSalle, Niagara County, New York, United States. Son of Henry Marshall Warren and Sarah Christiana (Smith) Fales.

Education

Student Rutgers College, 1906-1909. Graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1926, Tank School, 1927, Army War College, 1928, French Tank School, Versailles, 1933.

Career

May 16, 1919; children—Warren, Philippe. Commissioned Second lieutenant, 1st United States Infantry, 1912, and advanced through the grades to major general, 1944. With Mexican Punitive Expedition, 1916-1917.

With American Expeditionary Forces, France and Germany, 1918-1919. Army liaison officer with General Smedley D. Butler, United States Marine Corps, 1921-1924. War Department General Staff, 1928-1932.

With French Tank Regiment, 1933. Member Infantry Board, 1934-1936. Commanded Tank and Motor School, 1936-1938.

Executive officer, Office Chief of Infantry, 1939-1941. Comdg general Infantry Replacement Training Center. Camp Roberts. California, 1941-1943.

Commanding general Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Blanding, 1943-1945. Commanding general, Fort Lewis, Washington, 1945-1946.

Membership

Member Infantry Board, 1934-1936. Member Delta Upsilon. Clubs: Army and Navy, Army-Navy Country (Washington).

Connections

Married Helène Margaret Baker. Children: Warren, Philippe.

father:
Henry Marshall Warren Fales

mother:
Sarah Christiana (Smith) Fales

spouse:
Helène Margaret Baker.

children:
Warren Fales

Philippe Fales