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army officer.

Henry Lewis Twaddle, American army officer.


Twaddle, Henry Lewis was born on June 2, 1888 in Clarksfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Herbert Allen and Sadie Arabella (Campbell) Twaddle.


Graduate Ossining (New York) High School, 1905. Electrical Engineer, Syracuse University, 1910. Graduate Infantry School, 1920, Command and General staff schedul, 1923.

Army War College, 1925, Field Artillery School, 1933. Chemical Warfare School, 1935.


Elec. engineer National Electric Lamp Association, 1910-1912. Second in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1912. Promoted through grades to major general, 1942.

Served in Alaska, 1914-1918. Conductor most northern Army post, Fort Gibbon, Alaska, 1917-1918. Completed arrangements for acceptance of men drafted in Alaska, 1918.

Served in 153 Depot Brigade, Camp Dix, New Jersey (commander training group of about 800 officers and 10,000 men). 1918; organized and conducted first convalescent center in the United States (over 3,000 men wounded in France accepted and discharged), 1918-1919. Instructor, Infantry School, 1921-1922.

Instructor tactics. Command and General staff schedul, Fort Leavenworth Kansas, 1927-1932. Duty War Department General Staff, 1926-1927 and from 1938. Revised War Department Mobilization Plan.

Drew up forces to be mobilized under Selective Service Law, 1940. Commander 95th Infantry, World World War II. Retired, 1948. Home: Washington, District of Columbia Deceased.


Married Sara Maud Udell, August 17, 1917. Children: Herbert Granger, Warren William.

Herbert Allen Twaddle

Sadie Arabella (Campbell) Twaddle

Sara Maud Udell

Herbert Granger Twaddle

Warren William Twaddle