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Frederick Elwood Uhl, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, United States of America, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit; Officer d’ Academie (France), Philippine Campaign, Victory, American Defense Service, Army of Occupation of Germany, American Campaign, Asiatic-Pacific Theatre, Victory and Philippine Liberation medals, World World War II; Order of Orange-Nassau (Netherlands).


Uhl, Frederick Elwood was born on March 30, 1886 in Harrold, South Dakota, United States. Son of George and Louisa Adline (Folkman) Uhl.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1910. Graduate Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1925, Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1928, Army War College, Washington, District of Columbia, 1932. LL. D. (honorary), Muhlenberg College, 1948.


Deceased), Louise. Commissioned Second lieutenant, infantry, United States Army, 1910, advanced through ranks to major general, 1942. On duty in P.I., 1910-1913, participating in operations against Moros. Department of Tactics, United States Military Academy, 1914-1917.

With 38th Infantry, and with Headquarters 3d Division, Camp Greene, North Carolina, and France, 1917-1918. Member American Expeditionary Force and War Department General Staff, 1918-1920. In Department Economics, Government and Political History, United States Military Academy, 1920-1924.

Plans and training officer, The Infantry School, 1925-1927. Executive officer and plans and training officer, 2d Brigade, 1928-1931. In training and equipment section, Office Chief of Infantry, War Department, 1932-1935.

With 65th Infantry, Puerto Rico, 1935-1937. Member Infantry Board, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1937-1939. Commanding 38th Infantry, Fort Douglas, Utah, and Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1939-1940.

Commanding general, Fort Francis E. Warren, Wyoming, 1940-1941. Commanding general, 7th Corps Area and 7th Service Command, Omaha, Nebraska, 1941-1944. Commanding general, 4th Service Command, Atlanta, Georgia., 1944-1945.

Commanding general, Replacement Command, United States Army Forces Western Pacific, 1945. Retired with rank of major general, August 31, 1946.


Member American Expeditionary Force and War Department General Staff, 1918-1920. Member Infantry Board, Fort Benning, Georgia, 1937-1939. Member Military Order of the Carabo, Military Order of the World Wars, American Legion, Newcomen Society of England.

Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Club: Army and Navy (Washington).


Married Julia Lathrop Ramsay, October 13, 1920. Children: Frederick Elwood, Junior.

George Uhl

Louisa Adline (Folkman) Uhl

Julia Lathrop Ramsay

Frederick Elwood Uhl

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