Chaisson, John, LtGen

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Last Rank
Lieutenant General
Primary Unit
1970-1972, 9903, Office of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)
Service Years
1940 - 1972

Lieutenant General

 
 

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
Swampscott

Date of Passing
Sep 20, 1972
 
Location of Interment
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LtGen Chaisson is buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

Plot: SECTION 5 SITE 161
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Officer Candidate School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)USMC (United States Marine Corps)Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)1st Marine Division, I MEF
NROTC Staff FacultyHQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)Cold Weather Training (MCMWTC) Bridgeport, CAHQ Bn, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Division
III MEFH&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1941-1941, 1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)
  1941-1942, 1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)
  1942-1943, 1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)
  1944-1948, Artillery Officer Orientation Course (AOOC) - Quantico, VA
  1948-1949, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1949-1949, 1st MarDiv Artillery Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1949-1951, NROTC Staff Faculty
  1951-1953, HQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)
  1953-1953, Cold Weather Training (MCMWTC) Bridgeport, CA
  1953-1954, 1st Marine Division, I MEF
  1963-1965, HQ Bn, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Division
  1966-1968, III MEF
  1968-1970, 9903, Office of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)
  1970-1972, 9903, Office of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended
Harvard UniversityBoston College
  1935-1939, Harvard University
  1939-1940, Boston College
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