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Wilson Bryant BURTT Edit Profile

colonel , United States Army

Wilson Bryant BURTT, Colonel, United States Army. Member of Masons; Elks. Club: Army and Navy (New York City).

Background

BURTT, Wilson Bryant was born on January 1, 1875 in Hinsdale, 111.

Education

University of 111.; U.S.M.A., West Point, New York, 1899; University of Kentucky., B.C.E. and C. E.; General. Service School, 1912; Army War College, 1927.

Career

Second Lieutenant, 1899. First Lieutenant, 1900. Captain, 1906; Major, 1917.

Lieutenant Colonel, 1917. Colonel, National. Guard, August-October 1916. Colonel (temporary) 1917.

Brigadier General (temporary), 1918-1920. Colonel, United States Army, since 1927. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal, United States.

Order Crown of Italy. St. Michael and St. George, England. Croix D’ Guerre with Palm.

Legion of Honor, France. Span.- American War; Philippines. Cuban Occupation; Mexico Expedition.

World War Service Medals. Observer, German Armies, 1914-1915. Instructor, Army War College, 1924-1928.

General Staff, United States Army.

Membership

  • Member of Masons; Elks. Club: Army and Navy (New York City).