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Henry James Hatch, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Officier Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur, France.


Hatch, Henry James was born on April 28, 1869 in Charlotte, Michigan, United States. Son of Hiram F. and Sarah J. Hatch.


Bachelor of Science in C.E., University of Michigan, 1891. Graduate Artillery School, 1903. Army War College, 1925.


Bank, Arkansas City, 1891-1897. Second in command Lieutenant artillery, United States of America, July 9, 1898. Promoted through grades to colonel, February 6, 1918.

Brigadier general N.A., June 26, 1918. Colonel, C.A.C., July 1, 1920, brigadier general, September 5, 1927. Chief of heavy artillery section of staff of chief of artillery, American Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919.

Commander Railway Artillery, 2d Army, October and November 1918. Later commander coast defense of Los Angeles, California, later commander Harbor Defenses, Manila and Sobig Bay. Now commander 2d Coast Artillery District.


Married Alice E. Hill, June 26, 1893. Children: Walter A., Melton A. Cashier Farmers National.

Hiram F.

Sarah J. Hatch

Alice E. Hill

Walter A. Hatch

Melton A. Cashier Farmers National Hatch