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 Josiah Tonet Dalbey
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, July 2007

Josiah Tonet Dalbey (1898-1964)

Born on January 10, 1898 in Eufaula, Alabama.

Enlisted service with Louisiana National Guard 1916-1917.

Commissioned in the Infantry from West Point in 1919. Instructor with the Louisiana National Guard 1921-1924.  Duty in the Philippines 1925-1927. Served with the 15th Infantry in Tientsin 1931-1933. Graduated from the Command and General Staff School in 1940.

Duty in the Operations and Training Divisions of the War Department General Staff 1940-1942. Chief of Staff of the Airborne Command, then Commanding General of the Airborne Center, Camp Mackall 1942-1945.

Brigadier General in November 1944. Deputy Commander of the American Sector in Berlin 1945-1946. Retired in July 1952. Decorations included the Bronze Star. Died on May 12, 1964.


DALBEY, JOSIAH TONEY
BG USA INF AIRBORNE CTR
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/10/1898
DATE OF DEATH: 05/12/1964
BURIED AT: SECTION I  SITE 203-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted:  29 July 2007 
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 

     Bronze Star Medal