Albert P. Shaw, Jr.

Albert P. Shaw, Jr.

Albert P. Shaw, Jr.

Colonel Albert Park Shaw, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class number 203 on 24 March 1943. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, D Company, 65th Battalion -IRTC, Camp Wolters, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Grade Officer, SWPA, New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Philippines and Japan;  S1-418th Infantry, 76th Division USAR, Hartford, Connecticut;  Officers Assignment Division G1, Headquarters 6th U.S. Army, Presidio San Francisco, California;  Military Aide to Governor T.J. Meskill, Hartford, Connecticut; and Brevet B. General, Department of Arizona, U.S. Army Memorial Unit, Fort Huachucha, Arizona. | Colonel Shaw is a graduate of Kentucky Military Institute and attended University of Hartford Law School. | His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation-6th Army G1;  Bronze Arrowhead and 3 Battle Stars; PUC w/ usual Philippine decorations for Luzon;  USAR-30 years; Army of Occupation Japan. In January 1985 in Manila, P.I. he was re-awarded PUC, Liberation ribbon and Medal w/ star, Independence Medal and Victory Medal by General Officer during parade at Fort Bonafacio, with other members of the 6th Division.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Arrowhead

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01457