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Frank Sherwood Cocheu Edit Profile

army officer.

Frank Sherwood Cocheu, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Conspicuous Service Medal (New York State). Member General Staff Corps. 1907-1911, 1914-1917, 1921-1925; Mason (K.T.).

Background

Cocheu, Frank Sherwood was born on November 22, 1871 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of Theodore and Catharine Elizabeth (Benson) Cocheu.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1894. Army War College, 1908, 21, General Staff College, 1919, General staff schedul, 1920.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, United States of America, June 12, 1894. Advanced through grades to major general of the line, March 1934. Colonel N.A., brigadier general United States of America, World War.

Participated in Santiago Campaign, 1898, Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1902. In France, 1918-1919, battles Artois Sector, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives.

Membership

Member General Staff Corps. 1907-1911, 1914-1917, 1921-1925. Mason (K.T.).

Connections

Married Kathleen Lacey, August 4, 1897.

father:
Theodore Cocheu

mother:
Catharine Elizabeth (Benson) Cocheu

spouse:
Kathleen Lacey