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Vogel, Clayton Barney (1882-1964)


Photograph of Clayton B. Vogel

Arlington National Cemetary

A veteran of jungle operations in Nicaragua, Vogel commanded Amphibious Corps, Pacific Fleet, when war broke out in the Pacific.

Vogel was a strong proponent of the establishment of the Navajo code talkers.

Service record

1882-9-18     

Born at Philadelphia
1904
Second lieutenant     
Graduates from Rutgers University and is commissioned into the Marine Corps
1905

Marine Barracks, Pensacola
1906

Legation guard, Peking
1908
First lieutenant     

1909

Officers' School
1909

2 Marine Regiment
1911

Special aide to the White House
1912

2 Marine Regiment
1912

BB Nebraska
1915
Captain
Marine Barracks, Philadelphia
1916

Instructor, Haiti Constabulary
1917
Major

1918

Marine Barracks, Quantico
1919

Commander, Marine Detachment, Pocahontas
1919

Officer in charge, Philadelphia Recruiting District
1920

Commander, Marine Barracks, Washington D.C.
1923

Fleet Marine Officer, Scouting Force
1925

Commander, Scoring Detachment, National Rifle Matches
1926

Judge Advocate General's Bureau
1929

Chief of staff, Nicaraguan National Guard
1930

Commander, Marine Barracks, Naval Operating Base
1930

Chief of staff, Garde d'Haiti
1933

Commandant of the Gard d'Haiti
1934

Adjutant and Inspector General's Office
1937
Brigadier general
Adjutant and Inspector General of the Corps
1939

Commander, 2 Marine Brigade
1941
Major general
Commander, 2 Marine Division
1941

Commander, Amphibious Corps, Pacific Fleet
1942-10

Commander, I Marine Amphibious Corps
1943-8

Commander, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego
1944-5

Commander, Marine Corps Recruiting Depot, Parris Island
1946-1

Retires
1964-11-26     

Dies at Philadelphia

References

Arlington National Cemetary Website (accessed 2008-10-11)

National Archives (accessed 2008-10-11)



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