ADRIAN D’ESMOND

ADRIAN D’ESMOND

ADRIAN D’ESMOND

Lieutenant Colonel Adrian D'Esmond was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 30 November 1942 class number 113. His first duty assignment was as Company Officer, 300th Infantry, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include Asst S-3, 300th Inf, Fort Benning Georgia; Company Commander, 19th Infantry, Philippines; Battalion Commander, 19th Infantry, Philippines; Battalion Commander, 19th Inf, Japan; Regiment'l S-4, 19th Inf, Japan; Civilian Components, 8274th, Training Officer, Hawaii; Asst G-1, Headquarters USARPAC, United States Army Pacific, Hawaii; Battalion Commander, 179th Inf, Korea; G-3, 45th Div, Korea; Deputy G-4, Headquarters USARPAC, Hawaii. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/ V and 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, CIB 2d Award, Phil Lib Rib, As Pac Camp, World War II Victory Medal, AOM, Am Camp, KSM, UNSM, Rok Puc, AM Def Service Medal, DuB, Unit Citation Korea.

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  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1942

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1959

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00023