Carlos Ogden


Carlos Ogden

Captain Carlos C. Ogden was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 11 November 1942, class number 98. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 79th Infantry Training Battalion, Camp Roberts, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 79th Infantry Division, company K, Camp Laguna, Arizona; Debarkation from Fort Miles Standish to European Theatre, 79th Infantry Division, Infantry Training in England, 4th Platoon Leader/ D + 6 Landed on Utah Beach, Normandy, France, 4th Platoon Leader; Combat, Wounded at Fort du Roule outside Cherbourg, France, Company K, 314th Infantry Regiment; Combat, La Haye, Dupuit, Company K, 314th Infantry Regiment; Aide-de-Camp, European Theatre, XV Corps Commander; Contact Representative, Veterans Administration, San Francisco, California. | His awards and decorations include:  6 European Theater of Operations Campaign Ribbons, Combat Infantryman Badge, Honorary Member II French Armored Division, Fougere Presidential Unit Citation with Cluster, Bronze Star, Purple Heart w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Croix de Guerre with Silver Star and the Medal of Honor.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, 79th Infantry Division, company K, Camp Laguna, Arizona
Highest Award
Medal of Honor
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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