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Morrill W. Marston Edit Profile

army officer.

Morrill W. Marston, American army officer. Recipient Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Bronze Star medal, Greek Cross of Grand Commander Royal Order of George I. Member Retired Officers Association, Military Order World Wars, Theta Xi.; Clubs:.

Background

Marston, Morrill W. was born on January 30, 1896 in Ames, Iowa, United States. Son of Anson and Mary (Day) Marston.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Iowa State College, 1917. Graduate Infantry School, 1919, 27, Engineers School, 1928, Command and General staff schedul, 1936, Army War College, 1939, National War College, 1947.

Career

Second lieutenant United States Army, 1917, advanced through grades to brigadier general. Instructor Engineer School, 1928-1932. Assistant chief staff for intelligence, Hawaiian Department, 1939-1941, for supply, Hawaiian Department, Central Pacific Area, and United States Army Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas, 1941-1947, Replacement Training Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, 1947, 4th Division, Fort Ord, California, 1947-1948.

With United States Forces in Austria, 1948-1952, 1st Log Commanded, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1952-1953.

Membership

Member Retired Officers Association, Military Order World Wars, Theta Xi.

Connections

Married Lucy F. Mead, 1917. Children: Morrill E., Arthur A. Commissioned.

father:
Anson Marston

mother:
Mary (Day) Marston

spouse:
Lucy F. Mead

children:
Morrill E. Marston

Arthur A. Commd Marston