The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Brigadier-General James Alexander O'Connor

O'Connor, James Alexander


* 19th of July 1885

† 23rd of March 1952

(Regular Army)


1930-10-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1935-09-16 Colonel
1942-09-23 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1946-05-31 Brigadier-General (Retired)


1927-08-01 1931-08-XX Instructor at the Command & General Staff School
1931-09-XX 1934-06-XX Department Engineer, Philippine Department
1934-09-XX 1937-08-XX District Engineer, Buffalo, New York
1937-08-XX 1939-08-XX Commanding Officer 5th Engineers Regiment
1939-08-XX 1940-06-XX Commandant of Engineer School
1940-07-XX 1941-12-03 Corps Area Engineer, 9th Corps Area
1941-12-04 1945-01-20 Commanding Officer Headquarters Western Defense Command
1942-03-09 1944-02-20 Commanding General Northwest Service Command
1944-XX-XX Commanding General Army Service Forces Training Center, Fort Devens, Massachusetts
1944-XX-XX 1945-XX-XX Engineer Army Forces US China-Burma-India Theater of Operations
1945-XX-XX 1946-XX-XX Division Engineer, New England Division
1946-05-31 Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of Clive M. Law