Alonzo P. Fox

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Alonzo P. Fox

Alonzo P. Fox

Lieutenant General Alonzo Patrick Fox was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Training Camp at Fort Riley Kansas, 15 August 1917. His first duty assignment was with the 164th Depot Brigade at Camp Funston, Kansas. He received two temporary promotions, First Lieutenant and Captain, prior to his 1 July 1920 First Lieutenant of Infantry commissioning into the Regular Army. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Student, Infantry School, Camp Benning, Georgia; Post and Regimental Adjutant, 3rd Infantry, 7th Training Center, Fort Snelling, Minnesota; G-2 Headquarters Manila, Philippines Islands; Assigned to the 10th Infantry in Camp Knox, Kentucky; Aide to Major General Robert L. Howze-Commanding General 5th Corps Area, Fort Hayes, Ohio; Officer in Charge, Army Pictorial Service and Signal Corps Photographic Laboratory, Army War College, Washington, D.C., Student the Advance Course, Infantry School, Fort, Benning, Georgia; G-2 Military Intelligence, 3rd Corps, Baltimore, Maryland; Supply Officer, 19th Infantry, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; G-4, Hawaiian Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Professor of Military Science and Tactics at the University of Maine; Post and Regimental Staff Duties with 5th Infantry, Fort Williams, Maine; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3, Headquarters Corps at Sherman, Texas; Assistant Division Commander of the 102nd Infantry Division, Camp Maxey, Texas; European Theater in August 1944 until June 1945; Commander, War Department Personnel Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Foreign Service to Japan as Executive for Economic and Industrial Affairs in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. | His military awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Red Banner (Russia), Orange Nassau (Holland, Croix de Guerre (France). | Lieutenant General Fox was deceased at the time of his induction.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    2009

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02464