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John Francis Williams

Date of birth: January 7, 1887
Date of death: May 29, 1953
Place of Birth: Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre

John Williams served in 1936 as Acting National Guard Bureau Chief and from 1940 to 1946 as 11th NGB Chief. After World War II he retired as a U.S. Army Major General.


Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Major General John Francis Williams (ASN: 0-176690), United States Army, was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility as National Guard Bureau Chief from 1940 to 1946.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 104 (1945)

Action Date: 1940 - 1946

Service: Army

Rank: Major General