Brown, Dudley Southworth, MGen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
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Primary Unit
1948-1950, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1917 - 1950

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Home State
Arizona
Arizona
Year of Birth
1886
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Ft Whipple
Last Address
White Stone, Va

Date of Passing
Mar 10, 1971
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
*Plot: Sec: 1, Site: 760-0

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CITATION FOR THE LEGION OF MERIT READ:

DURING THE PERIOD OF 15 JUNE TO 14 OCTOBER 1944, WHILEON THE STAFF OF THE TASK FORCE HE HEADED THE GROUP WHICH PLANNED THE PALAU AND ALLIED OPERATIONS. HE DISPLAYED GREAT PROFESSIONAL ABILITY, TIRELESS ENERGY AND METICULOUS ATTENTION TO DETAIL IN CREATING THE OPERATIONAL PLANS, INCLUDING THE LOADING PLANS FOR MARINE CORPS UNITS AS WELL AS ASSOCIATED ARMY UNITS AND RENDERED EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IN SUPERVISING TRAINING PLANS AND REHEARSALS FOR THE OPERATION. HIS PROFESSIONAL SKILL, EXHAUSTIVE KNOWLEDGE, AND ABLE EXECUTION OF HIS DUTIES CONTRIBUTED MATERIALLY TO THE SUCCESS OF OPERATIONS OF IMPORTANCE TO THE SUCESS OF OUR CONTINUING OFFENSIVE AGAINST THE ENEMY IN THIS THEATER.

   
Other Comments:
HE HELD MANY POSITIONS IN THE 33 YEAR CAREER INTHE MARINES

HE LAST SERVED AS DEPUTY COMMANDANT, US MARINE CORPS SCHOOLS, QUANTICO,VA

HE WAS 75 YEARS OLD WHEN HE DIED
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1917, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
1st Marine Division, I MEF2nd Marine DivisionHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1941-1944, 9903, 1st Marine Division, I MEF
  1946-1948, 9903, 2nd Marine Division
  1948-1950, 9903, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/Oise-Aisne Campaign/Battle of Blanc Mont Ridge
  1941-1941 World War II/American Theater
  1944-1944 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Peleliu
 Colleges Attended
University of Arizona
  1914-1917, University of Arizona
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