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Frederick Harry Black
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, July 2007

Frederick Harry Black (1894-1986).

Born in Meadville, Missouri on April 17, 1894

Commissioned in the Field Artillery in 1917. Instructor at the School of Fire 1918-1920 and the Field Artillery School 1932-1936. Graduated from Command and General Staff School in 1939. Instructor with the New York National Guard 1939-1941.

In the Supply Division at the War Department General Staff 1941-1942. Commander of 26th Infantry Division Artillery 1942-1943, then 99th Infantry Division Artillery 1943-1945. Brigadier General in September 1944.

Commanding General of Infantry Replacement Training Center at Camp Blanding November 1945-February 1946.
Reverted to Colonel in February 1946. Retired in June 1950. Decorations included the Silver Star, Legion of Merit and two Bronze Stars. Died on July 2, 1986.


1942 - 1943Commanding Officer Artillery 26th Division
1943 - 1945Commanding Officer Artillery 99th Division
1945 - 1946Commandant Infantry Replacement Training Center Camp Blanding
1950 Retired


FH Black Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006
BLACK, FREDERICK H
Brigadier General, United States Army 
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/17/1894
DATE OF DEATH: 07/02/1986 
 BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 2690-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BLACK, FREDERICK H JR
AR United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 09/09/1921
DATE OF DEATH: 12/14/1996
BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 2690-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 19 August 2006 Updated: 17 July 2007
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