Lieutenant General
George Grunert
United States

Information[edit | edit source]

Basic Information
Born July 21, 1881
place/birth White Haven, Luzerne County,
Died January 12, 1971 (aged 89)
Place/death Brooke Army Medical Center,
Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio,
Bexar County, Texas
Buried at Fort Sam Houston Cemetery
Spouse Florence Reynolds
( - ; his death)
Nationality Caucasian-American
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 33px United States Army
Years/service 9.29.1898 - 7.31.1945
United States Army
(46 years, 10 months, 3 days)
Service # O-1534

In-depth Career Summary[edit | edit source]

Insignia Name Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
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Student Officer,
Army War College
Washington Barracks 1919 1920
Office, Army Chief of Staff,
General Staff Corps
35px Washington, D.C. 24 Dec, 1920 1 Jul, 1924
10th Cavalry Regiment CO Fort Huachuca, Arizona 20 Apr, 1926 20 Aug, 1926
Office, Army Chief of Staff,
General Staff Corps
35px Washington, D.C. 15 Aug, 1926 30 Jun, 1930
Student Officer,
Command and General Staff College
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 1931 1932
26th Cavalry Regiment CO Fort Stotsenberg, Philippines 30 Oct, 1936 24 Dec, 1936
23rd Infantry Brigade CG Fort McKinley, Philippines 24 Jan, 1937 6 Oct, 1938
[[File: 12th Infantry Division CG Fort McKinley, Philippines 8 Apr, 1937 3 Jul, 1937
5th Infantry Brigade CG Vancouver Barracks, Washington 25 Nov, 1938 16 Oct, 1939
[[File: 12th Infantry Division CG Fort McKinley, Philippines Nov, 1939 31 May, 1940
[[File: Philippine Department CG MG Fort Santiago, Philippines 31 May, 1940 16 Dec, 1941
[[File: VI United States Corps CG MG Providence, Rhode Island 16 Dec, 1941 Mar, 1942
[[File: Sixth Corps Area CG Chicago, Illinois 2 Apr, 1942 22 Jul, 1942
[[File: Sixth Service Command CG Chicago, Illinois 22 Jul, 1942 4 Sept, 1942
[[File: Chief, Administrative Services,
Army Service Forces
Washington, D.C. Sept, 1942 15 May, 1943
[[File: Deputy Chief of Staff,
Army Service Forces
Washington, D.C. 15 May, 1943 15 Aug, 1943
[[File: First United States Army CG Fort Jay, New York 8 Oct, 1943 28 Jan, 1944
[[File: Eastern Defense Command CG Fort Jay, New York 8 Oct, 1943 31 Jul, 1945

Dates of Rank[edit | edit source]

Regular Army

Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
No Insignia Cadet
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2nd Lieutenant Regular Army [[File:
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1st Lieutenant Regular Army [[File:
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Captain Regular Army [[File:
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Major Regular Army [[File:
Lieutenant Colonel (USA).png
Lieutenant Colonel Regular Army [[File:
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Colonel Regular Army [[File:
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Brigadier General Regular Army
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Major General Regular Army
O-9 Lieutenant General
O-10 General

Awards and Decorations[edit | edit source]

Personal Decorations
Army Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oakleaf).png Army Distinguished Service Medal
Navy Distinguished Service Medal.png Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Silver Star.png Silver Star
Legion of Merit.png Legion of Merit
Purple Heart.png Purple Heart
Service/Campaign Medals
Spanish Campaign Medal.png Spanish Campaign Medal
Philippine Campaign Medal.png Philippine Campaign Medal
Army of Cuban Occupation Medal.png Army of Cuban Occupation Medal
Army of Cuban Pacification Medal.png Army of Cuban Pacification Medal
Mexican Border Service Medal.png Mexican Border Service Medal
World War I Victory Medal (6 Star).png World War I Victory Medal
Army of Occupation of Germany.png Army of Occupation of Germany Medal
American Defense Service Medal.png American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal.png American Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal.png World War II Victory Medal
U.S. Badges, Patches and Tabs
120px Army General Staff Identification Badge

Battles/Wars[edit | edit source]

World War I World War II

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

Family[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

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