Galer, Robert, BGen

Deceased
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1954-1957, 9907, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1936 - 1957

Brigadier General

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1913
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by CWO2 Philip E. Montroy to remember Marine BGen Robert Galer.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Seattle
Last Address
Frisco, Texas

Date of Passing
Jun 27, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Texas State Cemetery - Austin, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec.1.Row B, #13

 Official Badges 

Commander In Chief Pacific (CINCPAC) USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Robert Galer was promoted to BGen upon his retirement on July 31, 1957.  He lived a long and productive retirement passing away at the age of 91 on June 27, 2005.
   
Other Comments:
1.  BGen Galer was also awarded the British Distinguished Flying Cross for his actions during the Solomon Islands Campaign in 1942.

 2.  In 1945, while serving as the Training Officer of the Landing Force Air Support Control Units (LFASCU's) LtCol Galer made three D-day landing in 65 days.  First Came Iwo Jima.  He was able to witness the Mt. Surabachi flag raising.  Second was the landing in the Philippines.  Third was the Okinawa landings. 

 3.  BGen Galer scored 13 air victories ("kills") in WWII.
   
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World War II/American Theater
Start Year
1941
End Year
1945

Description
Defense of American Interests and American property and territories.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1941
To Year
1941
 
Last Updated:
Mar 22, 2017
   
Personal Memories

Memories
ASW Patrols.

   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1)

10th Marine Regiment

1st Combat Engineer Bn

2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)

2nd Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2)

USS PRESIDENT JACKSON (T-AP-18)

MARDET USS Los Angeles (CA-135)

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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  • Adams, Clay Odell, CPL, (1941-1943)
  • Adams, John Porter, LtCol, (1915-1945)
  • Andersen, Walter Pat, PFC, (1939-1942)
  • Anderson, Edwin Pershing, CPL, (1940-1944)
  • Anderson, Robert Louis, PFC, (1940-1944)
  • Asher, Doyle Hugh, CPL, (1938-1942)
  • Augustyn, Anthony Andrew, CPL, (1937-1944)
  • Austin, John Herbert, PFC, (1940-1944)
  • Avery, Harvey Ferris, GySgt, (1938-1943)
  • Bagley, Wilbur Longeway, Sgt, (1940-1943)
  • Bair, Frederick Franklin, HM3, (1941-1942)
  • Bald, Edward, SgtMaj, (1914-1945)
  • Ballew, Robert Herschel, GySgt, (1925-1942)
  • Barker, Russell Pershing, PFC, (1940-1944)
  • Barnes, Lewis Elyn, Pvt, (1940-1944)
  • Barnes, Roy Franklin, PFC, (1940-1944)
  • Barney, Dwight Marvin, Sgt, (1938-1942)
  • Barron, Floyd Wesley, Pvt, (1941-1942)
  • Barrows, Arthur Burton, Maj, (1936-1942)
  • Beck, Oree Charles, PFC, (1940-1942)
  • Beckett, Robert Andrew, PFC, (1940-1942)
  • Beggs, Willis Oregon, SSgt, (1938-1943)
  • Belt, Everett Ray, PFC, (1940-1941)
  • Beltrami, Charles, CPL, (1940-1942)
  • Benson, David Robert, PFC, (1940-1942)
  • Benson, Edwin Francis, Pvt, (1940-1943)
  • Berg, Elmer Gustaf, Sgt, (1938-1942)
  • Berge, Allen Marvin, Cpl, (1937-1943)
  • Bernasek, Albert Charles, Pvt, (1940-1942)
  • Berwanger, George Michael J., Sgt, (1935-1942)
  • Biggers, Huey Astas, PFC, (1940-1944)
  • Billingsley, Jack Morice, PFC, (1940-1944)
  • Bingham, John Coleman, Sgt, (1925-1944)
  • Bishop, Viva Arvil, Cpl, (1939-1942)
  • Blakeslee, Wilbur Howard, 1stLt, (1938-1943)
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  • Bock, Edwin, CPL, (1932-1946)
  • Boehm, Sr., Harold, Col, (1939-1965)
  • Bowen, Clovis William, Cpl, (1941-1943)
  • Bowers, Vernon, GySgt, (1939-1955)
  • Bowker, Howard Franklin, Maj, (1937-1943)
  • Boyd, William Clay, SSgt, (1941-1945)
  • Brackeen, John Terry, Sgt, (1941-1943)
  • Braddock, Abraham Simmons, PFC, (1941-1943)
  • Bradley, James Vincent, LtCol, (1926-1944)
  • Brandt, Lester Francis, PFC, (1940-1942)
  • Brasfield, William Leonard, Pvt, (1939-1942)
  • Breeden, Waldo Preston, 2ndLt, (1940-1943)
  • Brent, Claude Lester, Sgt, (1929-1944)
  • Brice, William, Gen, (1917-1956)
  • Brock, Carl Wesley, CPL, (1940-1942)
  • Brohman, Henry George, HM1, (1938-1944)
  • Brown, Hobert Charles, CPL, (1940-1945)
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