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Harry Craig Williams
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Harry Craig Williams of Mississippi
Appointed from Mississippi, Cadet, United States Naval Academy, 9 September 1891 to 3 October 1894
Appointed Second Lieutenant, 15th U. S. Infantry, 5 October 1899
Transferred to the Artillery Corps, 25 July 1901
First Lieutenant, 1 July 1901
BRIGADIER GENERAL H. C. WILLIAMS

SAN FRANCISCO, California – February 1, 1959 – Brigadier General Harry C. Williams, USA, retired, died Friday at Letterman Army Hospital.  His age was 84.

General Williams was a veteran of the Spanish-American War, the Moro Insurrection in the Philippines, and World War I.  He won two Silver Stars and a Distinguished Service Medal for action in France in World War I while commanding the 320th Regiment Field Artillery in the Eighty-second Division.

Since his wife’s death three years ago, General Williams had been living alternately with two sons, Sears of Baltimore and Craig of Los Angeles.


WILLIAMS, HARRY CRAIG
B/GEN USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/17/1875
DATE OF DEATH: 01/30/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2087-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

WILLIAMS, ELIZABETH SEARS W/O HARRY CRAIG
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/22/1884
DATE OF DEATH: 04/09/1956
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2087-C
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF HC WILLIAMS, B/GEN U S A

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Posted: 26 May 2008
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Distinguished Service Medal

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