Courtesy of Michael Stein:
Donald Armpriester Stroh
Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 3 November 1892
Died 20 December 1953
Second Lieutenant, US. Marine Corps Reserve 1917
Transferred to Cavalry 1917
First Lieutenant 1917
Captain (Temporary) 1917
Lieutenant Colonel 1940
Colonel (AUS) 1941
Brigadier General 1942
Major General 1944
Student, Infantry School 1922-23 & 1928-29
Student, Command & General Staff School 1932-33
Student, Army War College 1936-37
Intelligence Officer, 4th US. Army & Aide to Lieutenant General John L. DeWitt 1940-41 Military Observer, United Kingdom 1941 Chief of Intelligence, 4th US. Army 1941-42 Commanding Officer, 339th Infantry Regiment (February-August) 1942 Assistant Division Commander, 9th Infantry Division 1942-44 Commanding General, 8th Infantry Division 1944-45 Commanding General, 106th Infantry Division 1945 Ret. 1947
Distinguished Service Medal – Legion of Merit (Two) – Bronze Star
Married Annie Imorgene Finger 13 June 1917
Donald Armpriester Stroh was born in 1892 and died in 1953. He was a combat commander in World War II. He is buried, along with his wife, Imogene Finger Stroh (1892-1985) in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery.
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