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lieutenant colonel , United States Army

Robert Wilbur COLLINS, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army.


COLLINS, Robert Wilbur was born on November 29, 1876 in Red Farm, South Carolina, United States. Son of Thomas George and Ella Martha (Jackson) Collins.


Clemson A. & M. College. South Carolina Military Academy. Coast Artillery School, 1909.

Command and General Staff School, 1922. Army War College, 1923.


C. First Lieutenant, Cuban Occupation, 1898-1899. Philippine Insurrection, 1899-1901. Second Lieutenant, C.A.C., 1901.

Promoted through various grades to Lieutenant Colonel, 1920. Lieutenant Colonel, temporary, Regular Army, 1918. Colonel, National Army, 1918-1920.

Served, Chief, Anti-Aircraft Service, First Army, American Expeditionary Forces, France, from its organisation until after Armistice, 1918. Detailed. Militia Bureau, 1928.


Clubs: Army and Navy, Army, Navy and Marine Corps Country.


Spouse Anna Belle Pickens, August 15, 1901, Charleston, S.