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Robert H. Dunlap

Born: Dec 22, 1879

Death: May 19, 1931

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Nationality: United States

Robert H. Dunlap

Date of Birth : Dec 22, 1879
Date of Death : May 19, 1931
Birth Place : Washington, D.C.

Robert Henry Dunlap was a general in the United States Marine Corps. Born in Washington, D.C., Dunlap was appointed a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps August 8, 1898. He served with distinction in the Spanish-American War; in the Philippine-American War and in China, including the Battle of Tientsin of the Boxer Rebellion. He was stationed on the Isthmus of Panama, then participated in the U.S. occupation of Veracruz, Mexico, in 1914. From September 1915 to February 1917 Dunlap commanded the artillery battalion in Haiti and Santo Domingo and during this period participated in the engagement at Guayacanes, Dominican Republic, on July 3, 1916. Dunlap was assigned to the staff of General Pershing on 21 May 1917. He returned to the United States in July of that year and in August was detailed to command the Tenth Regiment of Mobile Artillery at Quantico, Virginia. He was absent on temporary foreign shore service for duty with the planning section of the staff of the commander, United States forces operating in European waters from 18 February 1918 to 10 October 1918, when he was detached to command the Tenth Regiment of Marines upon its arrival in France.

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