The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Wallace Copeland Philoon

Philoon, Wallace Copeland


* 13th of October 1883

† 16th of January 1970

(Regular Army)


1934-03-26 Lieutenant-Colonel
1938-07-01 Colonel
1941-04-06 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1945-09-05 Major-General (Army of the United States)
1945-10-31 Major-General (Retired)


1933-09-XX 1935-06-XX Commanding Officer Pettit Barracks [Philippines]
1935-09-XX 1939-08-XX Chief of Finance Branch, G-4 Division, War Department General Staff
1939-10-XX 1940-06-XX Commanding Officer 14th Infantry Regiment [Panama]
1940-06-XX 1941-06-XX Chief of Staff, Panama Canal Department
1941-06-XX 1942-03-XX Chief of Staff, Caribbean Defense Command
1942-03-XX 1944-08-XX Commanding General Infantry Replacement Training Center, Fort McClellan, Alabama
1944-08-XX 1945-06-XX Deputy Commanding General Alaskan Department
1945-10-31 Retired
Picture source: “Wallace Copeland Philoon (Bowdoin 1905)”, Local Call Number 4946, Bowdoin College Archives, Brunswick, Maine