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Barnett, George

Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1930 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: General


1859 - George Barnett was born 9th of December in Lancaster, Wisconsin USA.


1877 - Barnett entered the U.S. Naval Academy.


1881 - George Barnett was graduated from U.S. Naval Academy.


1831 - He was transferred to the Marine Corps and was appointed a second lieutenant.


1890 - George Barnett served the USS Iroquois and was promoted to first lieutenant.


1896 - Barnett again went to sea, this time aboard the USS Vermont.


1897 - George Barnett was transferred to the USS San Francisco.


         - Transferred to USS New Orleans during the following April.


1898 - George Barnett became the captain and was transferred to the USS Chicago in November.


1901 - Captain Barnett came ashore for duty at Marine Corps Headquarters in Washington, D.C.


1904 - George Barnett rejoined the First Brigade of Marines.


1905 - Major Barnett was transferred from the Philippine Islands to Washington, D.C.


1914 - Barnett was appointed Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps.


1920 - George Barnett was relieved as Commandant of the Marine Corps.


1921 - Barnett was given the regular rank of Major General.


1923 - Major General Barnett retired on 9 December.


1930 - Major General George Barnett died on 27 April in Washington D.C., and was buried in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.





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