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Ogden, David Ayres Depue (1897-1969)


Photograph of David A.D. Ogden

U.S. Army. Via Wikimedia Commons

Ogden commanded 3 Engineer Special Brigade through most of the Pacific War. During the Talasea landing, he observed the operation from a Piper Cub, whose pilot dropped several hand grenades on suspected Japanese positions.

Service record

1897-10-16        

Born in New Jersey
1918-11-1
Second lieutenant
Graduates from West Point and commissioned in the Corps of Engineers
1918-12-2

Engineer School
1940
Colonel     
District engineer, Trinidad
1942
Brigadier general     
Commander, 3 Engineer Special Brigade
1951

Commander, Ryukyus Command
1955

Deputy inspector-general of the Army
1956

Inspector-general of the Army
1957

Retires
1969-11-26

Dies in Florida

References

Biographical Register (1920; accessed 2013-10-6)

findagrave.com (accessed 2013-10-6)

Generals.dk (accessed 2009-2-20)

Shaw and Kane (1963; accessed 2013-10-6)


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