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army officer.

Rapp Brush, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and Air Medals; Commander Royal Order St. Olav (Norway). member War Department General Staff Corps, 1927-1931.

Background

Brush, Rapp was born on November 7, 1889 in Fort D. A. Russell, Wyoming, United States. Son of Daniel Harmon and Harriett (Rapp) Brush.

Education

Student Phillips Exeter Academy, 1904-1908, University of Illinois, 1909-1911. Distinguished graduated from Command and General staff schedul, 1923, Army War College, 1926.

Career

1 son, Rapp. Commissioned Second lieutenant, United States Army, 1911. Promoted through grades to colonel, January 1, 1940, brigadier general, April 7, 1941, major general, May 1942. Member War Department General Staff Corps, 1927-1931.

Retired with rank of major general, 1945, Commanded 40th Infantry Division, World World War II. Combat operations including invasion of Luzon and capture of Clark Field. Invasion and liberation Islands of Panay and Negros Occidental, P.I., January-July 1948.

Membership

Member War Department General Staff Corps, 1927-1931.

Connections

Married Alice Hall, February 24, 1915.

father:
Daniel Harmon Brush

mother:
Harriett (Rapp) Brush

spouse:
Alice Hall