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Harry James Malony, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Silver Star, Bronze Star; Officer Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur, Croix de Guerre, Ordre d’Etoile Noire (France).


Malony, Harry James was born on August 24, 1889 in Lakemont, New York, United States. Son of Doctor John Montgomery and Josephine (Huson) Malony.


Student Yale, 1907-1908. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1912. Graduate Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, 1922, Command and General staff schedul, 1926, Army War College, 1936.


1 son, James Lockett. Married second, Dorothy Brentnall Fitch, November 30, 1928. Step-children—Dorothy Anne Thurman, Barbara Fitch Thurman, Alice Merritt Thurman.

Commissioned Second lieutenant infantry, United States Army, 1912. Transferred to field artillery, 1916, and advanced through the grades to major general, August 1942.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Machine Guns (with J.S. Hatcher and G.P. Wilhelm), 1916.


Served with 10th Infantry, Panama Canal Zone, 1912-1916. Member Field Artillery Board, 1936. Member Army-Navy Board for selection of air-naval bases in British transatlantic possessions, 1940.

Member President’s Common for negotiating lease of air and naval bases, 1941. Member of Presidential Mission to Observe Greek Elections with rank of the United States Minister, 1946. Member Arlington Ridge Road Divic Association (past vice president), Sigma Chi.

Club: Army and Navy (Washington).


Married Fanny Hunter Lockett, July 21, 1913.; married second, Dorothy Brentnall Fitch, November 30, 1928.

Doctor John Montgomery Malony

Josephine (Huson) Malony

Fanny Hunter Lockett

Dorothy Brentnall Fitch