The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General William Joseph Morrissey

Morrissey, William Joseph


* 3rd of February 1888

† 2nd of April 1965

(Regular Army)


1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-02-14 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-06-01 Colonel
1944-11-08 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-02-07 Termination of rank Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-08-16 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1934-04-01 1935-12-26 Executive Officer, 22nd Infantry Brigade
1935-12-27 1937-02-26 Assistant Chief of Staff (G-3), Hawaiian Division
1937-07-15 1940-07-15 Attached to Organized Reserves, Pennsylvania
1940-08-28 1942-10-06 Commanding Officer 35th Infantry Regiment
1942-11-11 1946-02-08 Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Supply, War Department General Staff
1946-10-31 Retired
Picture source: From: "Assembly, March 1966" by United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates.