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Henry Dallas Linscott
Lieutenant General, United States Marine Corps
Courtesy of Michael Stein:

Lieutenant General Henry Dallas Linscott
 Born September 3, 1894
Died 1973

Second Lieutenant 1917
Captain (Temporary) 1918
Advanced through grades to Major General 1951

Served with Marine Barracks, Parris Island 1919-.
Operations & Training Officer, Amphibious Corps, Atlantic Fleet 1941-42
Assistant Chief of Staff, III Marine Amphibious Corps 1942-44
Commander, Service Force, Pacific 1946-47
Commanding Officer, Marine Garrison, Pearl Harbor 1947
Deputy Commander, Camp Lejeune 1947-49
Chief of Staff, Camp Lejeune 1947
Marine Corps Liaison Officer to the Chief of Naval Operations 1949-51
Director of Development Center, Quantico 1951-52
Commanding General, Camp Lejeune 1952-53
Commanding General, Department of the Pacific 1953-55


HENRY DALLAS LINSCOTT (Lieutenant General).

Commissioned May 1917. Santo Domingo and France in World War I; 1927 Nicaraguan Campaign; postgraduate law 1930-33; Division marine Officer BATDIVONE; Operations and Training Officer, Amphibious Corps, Atlantic Fleet 10941-1942; 12 months Turner's staff; distinguished duty staff 3rd Amphibious Force during Vella Lavellla, Treasury-Bougainville, and Empress Augusta Bay operations; Command Amphibious training Pacific Fleet; Director, Landing Force Development Center.

Henry Dallas Linscott was born in 1894 and died in 1973.  He was buried in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery.  Buried with him are his wife, May Rich Lincott (1896-1989) and his daughter, Helen May Linscott (1925-1965).

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Posted: 31 August 2003  -  Updated: 10 September 2003 Updated: 28 February 2006

HD Linscott Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003