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Frederick Gilbreath Edit Profile

army officer.

Frederick Gilbreath, American army officer. Decorated Philippine Campaign, Mexican Border and World War (with 5 brown stars) medals; Purple Heart; Chevalier Polonia Restituta; Germany; American Continent; Asiatic; Distinguished Service Medal. member General Staff Corps, 1925-1932; Member Master Fox Hounds Association, Veterans Foreign Wars.

Background

Gilbreath, Frederick was born on February 21, 1888 in Dayton, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Samuel Love and Margaret Hannah (Fanning) Gilbreath.

Education

Student Whitman College. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1911. Graduate School of the Line, 1922.

General staff schedul, 1923, Army War College, 1927.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant, Cavalry, June 13, 1911. Promoted through grades to major general Army of the United States, September 7, 1942. Member General Staff Corps, 1925-1932.

Retired 1946.

Membership

Member General Staff Corps, 1925-1932. Member Master Fox Hounds Association, Veterans Foreign Wars.

Connections

Married Edna Brown, December 21, 1916.

father:
Samuel Love Gilbreath

mother:
Margaret Hannah (Fanning) Gilbreath

spouse:
Edna Brown