James Francis Clark Hyde
Brigadier General, United States Army
James Francis Clark Hyde (1894-1944) Born in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts on April 29, 1894. Attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1912-1914. B.S. from Colorado College in 1916.
Commissioned in the Corps of Engineers in 1916. Served with the 113th Engineers in the AEF 1918 - 1919. With the 3rd Engineers in Hawaii 1921-1925. Graduated from Air Corps Tactical School in 1931. Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1933-1937. Duty in the Puerto Rican Department 1939-1942.
Brigadier General in September 1942. Commander
of Services of Supply for U.S. Army Forces Central Africa July 1942-June
1943. At Headquarters of Services of Supply June-December 1943. Commanding
General of Island Service Command December 1943-August 1944. Died of a
heart attack on August 7, 1944 while on leave in the United States.
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, May 2007
HYDE, JAMES F C
BRIGADIER GEN US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 08/07/1944
BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE 2004-A
Posted: 5 May 2007 Updated: 6 May 2007