BRIGADIER GENERAL A. R. EMERY, INFANTRY OFFICER, 62
WASHINGTON, November 30, 1945 – Brigadier General Ambrose R. Emery of Macon, Georgia, former commander of the Infantry Center at Camp Wheeler, Georgia, died at Walter Reed General Hospital here Wednesday night after a long illness. His age was 62.
General Emery served during both World Wars in Cuba, the Philippines, Hawaii, China and various posts in this country.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery tomorrow.
General Emery was born in Indiana on July 26, 1883. He received a B.S. in electrical engineering from the Georgia School of Technology in 1904 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Infantry in the Army the next year. He was graduated from the Infantry School Advanced Course in 1925, Command and General Staff School in 1926 and the Army War College in 1932.
He became a Brigadier General in October 1941. He next month he was placed in command of the Infantry Replacement Center at Camp Wheeler.
EMERY, AMBROSE R
BRIG GEN US ARMY
DATE OF DEATH: 11/28/1945
BURIED AT: SECTION 3 SITE 1680-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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