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army officer

Rene Edward Derussy Hoyle, American army officer. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, Cuban Pacification medal, Mexican Service medal, Victory medal, World War medal. Member Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences, Society of First Division American Expeditionary Force, Association of Graduates of the United States Military Academy, New York Society Military and Naval Officers.

Background

Hoyle, Rene Edward Derussy was born on September 16, 1883 in West Point, New York, United States. Son of General Eli DuBose and Fanny Cornick (DeRussy) Hoyle.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1906 graduate Mounted Service School, 1910, Command and General staff schedul, 1924, Army War College, 1927.

Career

DeV. P. Armstrong, United States Army), John Guilfoyle. Commissioned First lieutenant, 6th Field Artillery, 1907-1916. Promoted through grades to brigadier general (temporary), 1940, major general (temporary), February 14, 1942.

Served on Mexican Border duty, 1914-1916, with First Field Artillery, Schofield Barracks, T.H., 1916-1917. Assistant commandant School of Fire for Field Artillery, 1918-1919. With American Expeditionary Forces, France and Germany, 1919.

Professor military sciences and tactics, Yale University, 1919-1923. Director Department of Tactics, Field Artillery School, 1930-1935. Personnel officer and Executive officer Chief of Field Artillery, 1935-1939.

Commander Fort Hoyle (named after father), 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1939-1940. Commander 9th Infantry Division, 1940-1942. Commanded officer 9th Infantry Division since February 1942.

Membership

Member Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences, Society of First Division American Expeditionary Force, Association of Graduates of the United States Military Academy, New York Society Military and Naval Officers. Clubs: Graduate (New Haven).

Connections

Married Christine Spencer Biddle Guilfoyle, December 21, 1909. Children: Rene Edward DeRussy, Susie Lane (wife of Captain.

father:
General Eli DuBose Hoyle

mother:
Fanny Cornick (DeRussy) Hoyle

spouse:
Christine Spencer Biddle Guilfoyle

children:
Susie Lane (wife of Capt Hoyle

Rene Edward DeRussy Hoyle