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George True Bartlett, American army officer. member board to revise drill regulations for Coast Artillery, 1902-1906; member General Staff Corps, December 10, 1909-December 20, 1911, and July 10, 1916-June 22, 1917; Served in World War as commander brigade Railroad Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, July 12-September 8, 1917; Member Interallied Military Commission, in Greece, April 21, 1917-November 8, 1918.

Background

Bartlett, George True was born on April 29, 1856 in New Hampshire, United States. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth W. (Titcomb) Bartlett.

Education

Student of University of Kansas. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1881. Graduate Artillery School, 1890.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant 3d Artillery, June 11, 1881, advanced through grades to major general, 1917. First lieutenant, December 10, 1889. Major commissary of subsistence, vols., June 3, 1898.

Honorary discharged vols., June 13, 1899. Captain artillery, March 2, 1899. Major Artillery Corps, March 26, 1906.

Lieutenant colonel Coast Artillery Corps. December 4, 1909; colonel, December 5, 1911. Brigadier general, May 15, 1917.

Major general N.A., August 5, 1917. Professor military science and tactics, Pennsylvania Military College, 1885-1888, and Agricultural and Mech. College, Texas, 1894-1898.

Chief commissary, Department of Santiago, Cuba. 1898; adjunct Artillery School, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1903-1906. Member board to revise drill regulations for Coast Artillery, 1902-1906.

Member General Staff Corps, December 10, 1909-December 20, 1911, and July 10, 1916-June 22, 1917. Honorary discharged from N.A. March 26, 1918. Retired at his own request after more than 40 years’ service, September 25, 1918.

Membership

Member board to revise drill regulations for Coast Artillery, 1902-1906. Member General Staff Corps, December 10, 1909-December 20, 1911, and July 10, 1916-June 22, 1917. Served in World War as commander brigade Railroad Artillery, American Expeditionary Force, July 12-September 8, 1917.

Member Interallied Military Commission, in Greece, April 21, 1917-November 8, 1918.

Connections

Married Cornelia Terrell, September 18, 1884 (died February 14, 1888).; married second, Helen Walton, November 28, 1893 (died December 26, 1940). Children: Charles Terrell, Geoffrey.

father:
Thomas Bartlett

mother:
Elizabeth W. (Titcomb) Bartlett

spouses:
Cornelia Terrell

Helen Walton

children:
Charles Terrell Bartlett

Geoffrey Bartlett