Alfred Marston Shearer – Brigadier General, United States Army

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GENERAL ALFRED M. SHEARER
Washington Burial Today for Retired Signal Officer, 67

WASHINGTON, July 4, 1961 – A funeral service will be held at11 A.M. tomorrow at Fort Myer, Virginia, for Brigadier General Alfred M. Shearer, U.S.A., retired, who died last Wednesday in San Francisco at the age of 67.  He will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

General Shearer held the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Order of the British Empire and the French Croix de Guerre for his part in World War II.  He was director of the communications division of the Services of Supply in Europe, 1942-43, and then Deputy Signal Officer of the same services until 1945.

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SHEARER, ALFRED MARSTON
B/GEN SIG CORPS USA
DATE OF BIRTH: 05/22/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 06/28/1961
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 794 NH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

SHEARER, ELIZABETH HARRIET WID OF SHEARER, ALFRED MARSTON
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/25/1896
DATE OF DEATH: 07/14/1972
BURIED AT: SECTION 11  SITE 794 NH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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