Cauldwell, Oscar Ray, MGen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1946-1946, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1912 - 1946
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Major General

 
 

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Home State
Connecticut
Connecticut
Year of Birth
1892
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Elisabetta Ambrosini-Family to remember Marine MGen Oscar Ray Cauldwell (Speed).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Nyesville, Ind
Last Address
Hartford, Conn

Date of Passing
Sep 08, 1959
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sect 8, plot 434

 Official Badges 

Military Police (Pre-2003) French Fourragere Wound Chevron USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)

USMC Aide De Camp Aiguillette Badge of Military Merit


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon US Navy Honorable Discharge Shellback




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
ACCORDING TO CORP DONALD WITHEE, AFTER I INTRODUCED THE GENERAL TO GYSGT JOHN BASSILONE (MOH), HE SAID THE GENERAL WAS  GRACIOUS AND DOWN TO EARTH. WE HAD A GOOD " MARINE TO MARINE " CHAT.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval AcademyMarine BarracksUSMC (United States Marine Corps)1st Provisional Marine Brigade
1st Marine Regiment6th Regiment1st Bn, 6th Regiment1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6), 6th Marine Regiment
Naval Hospital QuanticoInfantry Officers CourseMARDET (Afloat)1st Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (1/8), 8th Marine Regiment
US Army Command and General Staff CollegeNaval Operations Base Norfolk (NOB)US Army War CollegeHQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)
HQ FMFPAC2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6), 6th Marine RegimentMCB Camp PendletonMCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
Naval War College (Staff)Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic Fleet, Little Creek, VA3rd Marine Regiment3rd Marine Division
NAVHOSP Camp PendletonHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1912-1916, US Naval Academy
  1916-1916, 9901, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), VA
  1916-1916, 9901, Basic School for Marine Officers, Philadelphia Navy Yard
  1916-1917, 0301, 5th Company
  1917-1917, 0301, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade
  1917-1917, 0302, 1st Marine Regiment
  1917-1917, 0302, 80th (G) Company, 2nd Bn
  1917-1919, 0302, 95th (D) Company, 1st Bn
  1919-1919, 0302, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)
  1919-1919, Naval Hospital Quantico
  1919-1921, 0302, Infantry Officers Course
  1921-1922, 0302, Army Infantry School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1922-1923, 0302, Infantry Officers Course
  1923-1924, 0302, MarDet USS Nevada (BB-36)
  1924-1924, 0302, Mar Det, NOB Hampton Roads VA, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), VA
  1924-1925, 0302, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (1/8)
  1925-1926, 0302, 2nd Regiment/2nd Marine Regiment
  1926-1927, Company Officers Course
  1927-1928, 0302, US Army Command and General Staff College
  1928-1928, 5801, Naval Operations Base Norfolk (NOB)
  1928-1933, 0302, Inspector of Constabulary Haiti, MarDet Haitian Constabulary
  1933-1934, 0302, US Army War College
  1934-1935, 0302, Amphibious Warfare School, Senior Course
  1935-1935, 0302, HQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)
  1935-1936, 0302, HQ FMFPAC
  1936-1937, 0302, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6), 6th Marine Regiment
  1937-1937, 0302, Rifle Range, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1937-1939, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1939-1940, 9906, Amphibious Warfare School, Senior Course
  1940-1942, 9906, Naval War College (Staff)
  1942-1942, 9906, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic Fleet, Little Creek, VA
  1942-1943, 9906, 3rd Marine Regiment
  1943-1944, 9903, 3rd Marine Division
  1944-1946, 9903, Infantry Training Center Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
  1946-1946, 9903, NAVHOSP Camp Pendleton
  1946-1946, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1942-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)
 Colleges Attended
Wabash CollegeUnited States Naval AcademyArmy Staff CollegeArmy War College
Naval War College
  1910-1912, Wabash College
  1912-1916, United States Naval Academy
  1924-1924, Army Staff College
  1934-1934, Army War College
  1942-1942, Naval War College
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