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Charles I. DeBevoise
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DeBevoise as commander of the 53. brigade, 27th division, France 1918
Birth name Charles I. DeBevoise
Born (1872-10-17)October 17, 1872
Brooklyn, New York City
Died December 10, 1958(1958-12-10) (aged 86)
Brooklyn, New York City
Allegiance United States United States
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Rank US-O7 insignia.svg Brigadier general
Battles/wars World War I
Awards Distinguished Service Medal

Charles I. DeBevoise (October 17, 1872 – December 10, 1958) was a United States Army officer in the early 20th century who was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.

Early life and education

DeBevoise was born in Brooklyn on October 17, 1872.

Military career

He served in several military positions, including in the New York Army National Guard commanding the trains, as well as the commander the 107th Infantry Regiment. Between 1918 and 1919, DeBevoise commanded the 53rd Infantry Brigade of the 27th Division, and he received the Distinguished Service Medal. He received a promotion to Brigadier General after service on the Hindenburg Line.

Between 1954 and 1958, DeBevoise was a member of the National Horse Show Foundation.

Death and legacy

He died on October 26, 1958. DeBevoise is buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Fairfield, Connecticut.

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