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army officer

Wilson Bryant Burtt, American army officer. Decorated D.S. M. (United States); Croix de Guerre with Palm, and Legion of Honor (French); Order of St. Michael and St. George (British); Order of the Crown (Italian). Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Background

Burtt, Wilson Bryant was born on January 1, 1875 in Hinsdale, Illinois, United States. Son of George H. and Ellen M. (Keyes) Burtt.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1899. Graduated from Army School of the Line, 1911. Graduated from Army Staff College, 1912.

Career

General National; chief Air Service and chief of staff, 5th Army Corps, 1917-1919, served in Vosges sector, St. Mihiel offensive, Meuse-Argonne offensive. General Staff College, 1919.

Membership

Mason (Shriner), Elk.

Connections

father:
George H. Burtt

mother:
Ellen M. (Keyes) Burtt