Frank Camm Edit Profile
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1917. Graduate Saumur Field Artillery School, France, 1918, Camp St. Maur Tractor Artillery School, Paris, France, 1918, Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1924, Command and General staff schedul (special course), 1941 (division officer’s course), 1942.
Commissioned Second lieutenant, Field Artillery, United States Army, 1917, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1951. Served with the 55th Artillery (C.A.C.), 1918, France. Regulating Station H, France and Germany, 1919.
Instructor military science Harvard University, 1926-1930. 17th Field Artillery, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1930-1934. Adjunct 13th Field Artillery Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 1934-1936.
Professor military science and tactics Xavier U., Cincinnati, 1936-1940. 28th Field Artillery and commander 56th Field Artillery, Fort Jackson, South Carolina., 1941-1942. Executive officer 78th Division Artillery, Camp Butner, North Carolina, 1942-1943.
Commander 15th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Bragg, 1943. XIII Corps Artillery, Camp Picket, Virginia, 1943. 78th Division Artillery, United States, England, France, Belgium and Germany, 1943-1946.
31st A.A.A. Brigade, Esslingen, Germany, 1946. Special field representative and director for Germany, Office of Foreign Liquidation Commissioner, Bad Orb, Germany, 1946-1947. Deputy for combat arms, general staff United States Army, 1948-1950.
Assistant chief career management division, department of army, 1950-1951. Chief of military assistance advisory group, United States Embassy, Lisbon, Portugal, 1951-1953, retired, 1953. Participated in campaigns: Meuse-Argonne, Aisne-Marne, 1918.
Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), Rhineland (Ramegen Bridge), Central Germany, 1944-1945.
Member Virginia Law Review, Raven Society, Scabbard and Blade (honorary), Virginia Alumni Association, United States Armed Forces Association, American Cancer Society (chairman 3 years).
Married Felicia Beall Taylor, June 3, 1921. Children: Frank Ambler (United States Army), William Taylor, John Cary, Felicia Beall.