Clipped From The Junction City Daily Union
COLOXEL LAXDERS RETIRES. 1 Well Known Army 3Ian Retires From the Service. Army and Navy Journal: Col. George F. Landers, coast artillery corps, U. S. A., was retired from active service Sept. 21, 1922, upon his own application after more than thirty-nine thirty-nine thirty-nine years' service. He was born in Maryland Aug. 17, 1SG5, and is a graduate of the U. S. M. A., class of 1887, when he was assigned to the 4th artillery. He is a graduate of the artillery school, of the Army War College and the Naval War College. ..-Colonel ..-Colonel ..-Colonel ..-Colonel Landers performed hi3 hrst 'u'y after graduation at -For: -For: Warren, Warren, Mass., and from there went to various posts. He. was, among other duties, at Chicago, 111., and vicinity during- during- the railroad strikes from July to September, 1894, was tor in chemistry, minerology and geology, on duty at Fort Hamilton, Commanding the torpedo company, and as instructor in the department" department" of electricity, mines and mechanics mechanics at the School of Submarine Submarine defense, Fort Totten. He was a member of the torpedo board and of the school. He was district district ordnance officer, southern artillery artillery district of New York, and subsequently, among other duties, was at Fort Moultrie, S. C, where he served as district commander of the artillery district of Charles- Charles- ton, and was at Fort Adams, R. I., in command of the Narragansett : Bay coast artillery district. Dur-j Dur-j Dur-j ing the world war he was in command command of the coast defenses of Balboa, Balboa, C. Z., and the district of Panama. Panama. His last assignment to duty was in the 1st coast artillery dis trict with headquarters at Boston.