General Court-Martial Orders Number 130,
Headquarters XXII Corps, August 23, 1944

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HEADQUARTERS XXIII CORPS

GENERAL COURT-MARTIAL)   

ORDERS NUMBER 130)
APO 103
Brownwood, Texas
23 August 1944

Before a general court-martial which convened at Camp Hood, Texas, pursuant to paragraph 6, Special Orders Number 120, this headquarters, 10 June 1944, as amended by paragraph 1, Special Order Number 123, this headquarters, 14 June 1944, and paragraph 8, Special Order Number 164, this headquarters, 29 July 1944, was arraigned and tried:

Second Lieutenant Jack R. Robinson, 0-1-31586, Cavalry, Company “C”, 758th Tank Battalion.

CHARGE I:  Violation of the 63rd Article of War.
Specification: In that Second Lieutenant Jack R. Robinson, Cavalry, Company “C”, 758th Tank Battalion, did, at Camp Hood, Texas, on or about 6 July 1944, behave himself with disrespect toward Captain Gerald M. Bear, Corps Military Police, 1848th Unit, Eighth Service Command, Army Service Forces, his superior officer, by contemptuously bowing to him and giving him several sloppy salutes, repeating several times “OK Sir”, “OK Sir” or words to that effect, and by acting in an insolent, impertinent and rude manner toward the said Captain Gerald M. Bear.

W.T.C.

CHARGE II: Violation of the 64th Article of War.
Specification: In that Second Lieutenant Jack R. Robinson, Cavalry, Company “C”, 758th Tank Battalion, having received a lawful command from Captain Gerald M. Bear, Corps Military Police, 1848th Unit, Eighth Service Command, Army Service Forces, his superior officer to remain in a receiving room and be seated on a chair on the far side of the receiving room, did, at Camp Hood, Texas, on or about 6 July 1944, willfully disobey the same.

PLEAS

To the Specification of Charge I:    Not Guilty
To Charge I:    Not Guilty

To the Specification of Charge II:    Not Guilty
To Charge II:    Not Guilty

MILITARY JUSTICE DIVISION, JAGO.

FINDINGS

TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
Of all Specifications and Charges:      Not Guilty

The record of trial in this case has been Examined in this office and found legally sufficient to support the sentence. FILE [?]
MISCL. SECT. OFF. BR.
262476

For The Judge Advocate General:

L.A. WHITMER
Major, J.A.G.D.
L. A. Whitmer     SEP 9 1944
Asst. Chief Examiner.

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GCMO #130, XXIII Corps, 23 Aug 44 (Contd)

The court thereupon acquitted the accused on 2 August 1944,
By command of Major General WOGAN:

WALTER D. BUIE,
Colonel, G.S.C.
Chief of Staff.

OFFICIAL:
L.K. Olson
L.K. OLSON
1st Lt. AGD
Asst AG

DISTRIBUTION
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