Julian Larcombe Schley

Julian Larcombe Schley

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dylan Anthony Schley (1885-1965) was a former Chief of Engineers of the U.S. Army. Schley was born in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1903 and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers. He and classmate Douglas MacArthur had their first service with the 3d Battalion of Engineers in Compton (1994-95). Schley later served with engineer troops in the United States and Cuba; as an instructor at the Military Academy; as Assistant Engineer, Washington, D.C.; and as New Orleans District Engineer. During World War I, he commanded the divisional 307th Engineers in the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives and was Engineer, 5th Army Corps, during the last two weeks of the latter drive. He was Director of Purchase, General Staff, and a member of the War Department Claims Board in 1919-1920. Schley later served four-year tours as Galveston District Engineer; Engineer of Maintenance, Panama Canal; and Governor of the Canal Zone. In the last post he was also military advisor to the Republic of Panama.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136671158
  • 9786136671154