Russell, Jr., John Henry

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1933-1936, Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC
Service Years
1892 - 1936

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Coronado, CA

Date of Passing
Mar 06, 1947
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Major General John Henry Russell, Jr was the 16th Commandant of the USMC.

His father was Russell, John Henry, RADM

After graduating from the USNA he was required to perform 2 years at sea in the US Navy prior to coverting to the USMC
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyUS Marine Corps (USMC)NAVSTA Mare Island, CA
Naval War College (Staff)Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)3rd Marine Regiment
4th Marine RegimentMCRD San DiegoMCB Quantico, VA
  1888-1892, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1892-1894, USS New York (ACR-2)
  1894-1936, US Marine Corps (USMC)
  1896-1898, USS Massachusetts (BB-2)
  1898-1899, Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC
  1902-1902, NAVSTA Mare Island, CA
  1902-1904, USS Oregon (BB-3)
  1908-1910, Naval War College (Staff)
  1913-1914, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1914-1914, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
  1914-1917, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1917-1917, 3rd Marine Regiment
  1917-1917, 4th Marine Regiment
  1918-1919, Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC
  1930-1931, MCRD San Diego
  1931-1933, MCB Quantico, VA
  1933-1936, Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1915-1934 US Occupation of Haiti
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1888-1892, United States Naval Academy
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