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Larkin, Claude Arthur (1891-1969)


Photograph of Claude A. Larkin

Marine Corps

Larkin commanded Marine Aircraft, South Pacific, from 15 June 1944.

Service record

1891-6-21     

Born at Garfield, Washington
1915-12-21     

Enlists in the Marine Corps. Assigned to BB Oklahoma
1917-7-6
Second lieutenant     
Commissioned in the Marine Corps
1917-10-13
First lieutenant

1918-9-9
Captain

1930

Flight training
1935-3-4
Major

1938-8-29
Lieutenant colonel

1941

Assistant naval attache for air, England
1941

Commander, Marine Aircraft Group 23
1942-1-6
Colonel

1942-10-5
Brigadier general

1943-1-22

Commander, 3 Marine Aircraft Wing
1944-6-15

Commander, Marine Aircraft, South Pacific
1945-4-16
Major general

1945-8-11

Commander, 1 Marine Aircraft Wing
1946-3-1
Lieutenant general
Retires
1969-11-2

Dies at Riverside, California

References

Rottman (2002)

United States Marine Corps History Division (accessed 2008-10-1)


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