Biography & Gravesite Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, July 2007
Cornelius Martin Daly (1891-1974)
Born on August 3, 1891 in Washington, D.C.
Attended U.S. Revenue Cutter School in 1914.
Commissioned in the Cavalry in 1916. Troop Commander with 3rd Cavalry, AEF 1917-1919.
Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1928. Instructor at the Cavalry School 1930-1934 and then at Command and General Staff School 1934-1938. Graduated from the Army War College in 1939. Commanding Officer of 13th Cavalry Regiment, 7th Brigade 1939-1940.
Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations at 1st Armored Division, then I armored Corps 1940-1941. Chief of Staff of 5th Armored Division 1941-1942. Brigadier General in March 1943. Combat Commander “A” at 20th Armored Division March 1943-March 1945, then Assistant Division Commander March 1945-March 1946.
Reverted to Colonel in March 1946. Retired in November 1946. Decorations included the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Died on August 11, 1974.
DALY, KATHARINE W/O DALY , CORNELIUS MARTIN
- DATE OF BIRTH: 07/01/1887
- DATE OF DEATH: 04/04/1957
- BURIED AT: SECTION 6 SITE 9272-22
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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