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William Carroll Christy
 Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs: June 2007

William Carroll Christy (1885-1957)

Born in Phoenix, Arizona on November 25, 1885.

Commissioned in the Cavalry from West Point in 1907. Served in the Philippine Islands 1915-1917. Duty as Motor Transport Officer with 4th and 8th Corps, American Expeditionary Force in 1918. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1925 and the Army War College in 1928.

With the War Department General Staff June 1928-July 1932. Executive Officer of the Cavalry School 1932-1935.

Inspector General, then Chief of Staff of the Panama Canal Department 1940-1945. Brigadier General in September 1943. Retired in October 1946. Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit and Commendation Ribbon.  

Died on January 31, 1957.

WC Christy Gravesite PHOTO

CHRISTY, WILLIAM CARROLL
B/GEN USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/25/1885
DATE OF DEATH: 01/31/1957
 BURIED AT:  SECTION 8, SITE 23
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

CHRISTY, GRACE WOOD W/O WILLIAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 06/29/1884
BURIED AT: SECTION 8  SITE 23
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 26 June 2007
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 

Distinguished Service Medal
 
 
 
 

      Legion of Merit