Biography

Garvin, Crump [BGen CG PLC]

biography

Major-General

* 1st of December 1898

5th of September 1990

(Regular Army)

 

Promotions

1941-12-11 Lieutenant-Colonel (Army of the United States)
1942-12-08 Colonel (Army of the United States)
1943-07-02 Lieutenant-Colonel
1944-11-15 Brigadier-General (Army of the United States)
1948-03-11 Colonel

Service

1941-08-XX 1942-07-XX Chief of Miscellaneous Section, Personnel Division, Army Ground Forces
1942-07-XX 1942-09-XX Chief of News Division, Army Ground Forces
1942-09-XX 1942-XX-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-1), VIII Corps
1942-XX-XX 1942-12-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-1), XIV Corps
1942-12-XX 1943-04-XX Chief of Staff, Americal Division [Guadacanal]
1943-06-XX 1944-04-XX Commanding Officer 164th Infantry Regiment [Bougainville]
1944-04-XX 1946-08-XX Chief of Staff, XXIV Corps [Philippines - Okinawa - Korea]
1946-09-XX 1946-12-XX Assistant Chief of Staff (G-2), 7th Army
1946-09-XX 1946-12-XX Executive Officer, Civil Compound, 7th Army
1946-12-19 1948-03-01 G-3, 3rd Army
1948-03-02 1948-05-25 Assistant Commanding General Yokohama Command [Japan]
1948-05-26 1948-07-17 Commanding General Yokohama Command [Japan]
1948-07-18 Commanding General Pusan Logistics Command B [Korea]
1951-XX-XX Commanding General 301st Logistical Command
1953-XX-XX 1954-XX-XX Chief of Logistics Division, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
1955-XX-XX 1956-XX-XX Deputy Commandant of Armed Forces Staff College
1959-XX-XX Retired

 

80-G-347701 Surrender of Japanese Forces in Southern Korea, September 1945

Photo #: 80-G-347701 Surrender of Japanese Forces in Southern Korea, September 1945 Download Image:
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Title: Surrender of Japanese Forces in Southern Korea, September 1945 Description: (complete caption) Surrender ceremonies in the Government Building at Keijo (Seoul), Korea, 9 September 1945. The Japanese delegation is on the right side of the table. U.S. representatives, on the opposite side of the table, include (seated, left to right): Brigadier General D.W. Hutchinson; Commodore Thomas Brittain; Rear Admiral T.S. Combs; Rear Admiral Francis S. Low; Vice Admiral Daniel E. Barbey; Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid; Lieutenant General John R. Hodge; Major General A.V. Arnold; Major General G.X. Cheeves; Brigadier General Joseph T. Ready; Brigadier General LeRoy J. Stewart; Brigadier General Charles Harris; Brigadier General Crump Garvin and Brigadier General Lawrence E. Schick. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives. Catalog #: 80-G-347701 Related Content Topic

June 30, 1950

On 30 June, Lt. Col. Lewis A. Hunt led the vanguard of American officers arriving in Korea to organize the logistical effort there in support of United States troops.

July 3, 1950

After beginning the reorganization of the ROK forces, it was absorbed on 3 July by Headquarters, U.S. Armed Forces in Korea.

July 4, 1950

And with the establishment next day of the Pusan Logistical Command (Brigadier General Crump Garvin, USA), a start was made toward handling the mountains of supplies which would be required.[16]  [note]

Church's GHQ, ADCOM, served as his temporary staff. At the same time, MacArthur set up the Pusan Base Command, subordinate to USAFIK and under Brig. Gen. Crump Garvin.
[05-6]

 Less than a week later, on 4 July, Brig. Gen. Crump Garvin and members of his staff arrived at Pusan to organize the Pusan Base Command, activated that day by orders of the Far East Command.

July 13, 1950

This command was reorganized on 13 July by Eighth Army as the Pusan Logistical Command, and further reorganized a week later.

September 19, 1950

The Pusan Logistical Command served as the principal logistical support organization in Korea until 19 September 1950 when it was redesignated the 2d Logistical Command. [09-20]