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Joseph Edward Bastion
Brigadier General, United States Army
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  Biography and Gravesite Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

Joseph Edward Bastion (1883-1972).

 Born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts on March 27, 1883.

M.D. from Georgetown University in 1906. Graduated from Army Medical School in 1909. Commissioned in the Medical Reserve in July 1908. Served with the Punitive Expeditionary Force in Mexico in 1916. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1924 and the Army War College in 1929. Surgeon for VI Corps Area 1940-1943. Brigadier General in June 1942. Commander of Percy Jones General Hospital 1943 until retirement in February 1947.

Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal and Legion of Merit.

Died on January 1, 1971.
 
 JE Bastion Gravesite PHOTO

BASTION, JAMES SHECKLES
First Lieutenant, AAF, United States Army
DATE OF DEATH: 09/14/1942
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 105-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BASTION, EDNA S
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/10/1889
DATE OF DEATH: 04/11/1984
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 124W-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 Wife of JE Bastion, BG, USA


Posted: 17 June 2007
Distinguished Service Medal
 
 
 

Legion of Merit