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Aaron Bradshaw, Jr.
Major General, United States Army
District of Columbia (Washington, DC) Flag
Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

Aaron Bradshaw, Jr. (1894-1976)

 Born in Washington, D.C. on July 1, 1894. Commissioned in the Coast Artillery Corps from West Point in 1917.

Chief of Antiaircraft Artillery in North African Theater of Operations 1941-1943. Brigadier General in April 1943.

Commanding General of Antiaircraft Artillery for Seventh and Fifth Army 1943-1945.

Retired as Major General in January 1953.

Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star two Legions of Merit, the Bronze Star and two Commendation Ribbons.

Died on November 8, 1976.

Section 11 Lot 458

Aaron Bradshaw Jr. Gravesite PHOTO



BRADSHAW, AARON JR
Major General, United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/01/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 11/08/1976
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 458-2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BRADSHAW, GWENDOLINE D
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/17/1893
DATE OF DEATH: 01/13/1980
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 458-2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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 Posted: 25 June 2007
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 

Distinguished Service Medal
 

      Silver Star Medal
 

      Legion of Merit - 2 awards
 

      Bronze Star Medal