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Franklin Cummings Sibert Edit Profile

army officer.

Franklin Cummings Sibert, American army officer. Decorated Victory Medal with 4 bronze stars, Army of Occupation of Germany, Mexican Border Service, American Defense Service, European-Africa-Middle Eastern Campaign, American Campaign medals, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 4 bronze stars, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star (medal), Silver Star, Philippine Liberation Medal with 2 bronze stars.

Background

Sibert, Franklin Cummings was born on January 3, 1891 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States. Son of Major General William Luther and Mary Elizabeth (Cummings) Sibert.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1912. Graduate Infantry School advanced course, 1924, Command and General staff schedul, 1925, War College, 1929.

Career

General Bruce Palmer, Junior, United States Army). Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1912. Promoted through grades to major general (temporary), 1942.

Staff General Joseph W. Stilwell, China-Burma-India, and participated in retreat from Burma, 1942. Commanded 6th Infantry Division, participated in two campaigns on New Guinea, 1942-1944. Commanding X Army Corps, 1944-1946, participated in Philippine campaign, retired, 1946.

Connections

Married Helen Mildred Rogers, March 4, 1913. Children: Franklin Rogers (officer, United States Army), Kathryn Mary (wife of Retired.

father:
Major General William Luther Sibert

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Cummings) Sibert

spouse:
Helen Mildred Rogers

children:
Franklin Rogers (officer Sibert

United States Army) Sibert

Kathryn Mary (wife of Ret Sibert