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Raymond E. S. Williamson
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Born 1 September 1894 in New York, Raymond E. S. Williamson was commissioned from the U.S. Military Academy in 1917 as a cavalry officer.

He served in 1918 with the Allied Expeditionary Force in WWI.

In WWII, he served as the G1 of the 23d (Americal) Division in the Pacific Theater and as the Deputy Commanding General of the 91st Division in the European Theater.  After commanding the 3d Armored Division, he served as the Army Attaché in London until 1954 when he retired.

His awards included the Silver Star Medal, the Legion of Merit, and three Bronze Star Medals.  He died 27 September 1957 at Pebble Beach, California.



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 Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

WILLIAMSON, RAYMOND E S
B/GEN ECCLESTON SERV U S A
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/01/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 09/27/1957
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 3506
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 14 May 2005  Updated: 27 August 2005 Updated: 24 August 2006
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Silver Star Medal
 
 
 
 

Legion of Merit
 
 
 
 

Bronze Star Medal - 3 Awards