Boniface Mcclung

MCCLUNG,BONIFACE
Boniface Mcclung

Boniface Mcclung

Colonel Boniface D. McClung was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 8 April 1943, class number 212. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader and Regimental Liaison Officer, 271st Infantry, 69th Infantry Division, Camp Forrest, Tennessee. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 103rd Inf, 43rd Inf Div, Solomen Islands, New Guinea; Company Executive Officer, Philippines, Japan; Company Exec and Company Commander, 10th Inf, 5th Inf Div, Fort Jackson; Training Officer, Bremerhaven POE, Germany; Budget and Fiscal Officer, Bremerhaven POE, Germany; Assistant Comptroller, Headquarters XVIII Airborne Corps & Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Finance & Accounting Officer, Springfield Ordnance District, Mass; Commanding Officer, I Corps, 4th Finance Disbursing Section, Korea; Finance & Fiscal Officer, Headquarters, Joint Task Force, SEVEN, Arlington Hall Station, Virginia; Chief, Accounts Office, Headquarters Second  U.S. Army, Fort Meade, Maryland; Finance & Accounting Officer, U.S. Army Southern Command, Canal Zone; Finance Officer & C/S Div Rear, Headquarters, 25th Inf Div, Cu Chi Republic of Vietnam; Chief, Pay & Travel Div, Office, Chief of Fin & Acctg, Office, Comptroller of the Army. | His awards and decorations include: Purple Heart w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Ribbon w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Silver Star.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00460