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Portrait of Brigadier-General Gordon Russell Young

Young, Gordon Russell

Brigadier-General

* 14th of December 1891

† 25th of May 1963

Promotions

1935-08-01 Lieutenant-Colonel
1941-06-26 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-07-01 Colonel
1942-09-09 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1944-07-05 Brigadier-General

Service

1935-06-XX 1937-06-XX Commanding Officer 29th Engineers Regiment
1937-06-XX 1939-09-XX Instructor at the Engineer School
1939-10-XX 1942-09-XX Commanding Officer 11th Engineers Regiment [Panama]
1942-09-XX 1942-12-XX Department Engineer, Panama Canal Department
1942-12-XX 1943-01-XX District Engineer, Caribbean Defense Command
1943-01-XX 1943-09-XX Division Engineer, Caribbean Defense Command
1943-09-XX 1944-02-28 Chief Engineer, Caribbean Defense Command
1944-03-18 1944-06-09 Commandant of the Engineer School
1944-06-10 1945-07-XX Commanding General Fort Belvoir, Virginia
1945-07-XX 1945-09-XX Attached to Special Mission of the Operations Division, War Department General Staff
1945-09-25 1951-05-31 Deputy Energy Commissioner, District of Columbia
1951-05-31 Retired
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