Carlos Ogden

OGDEN,CARLOS
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.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Honorable

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Medal of Honor

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00539

  • MH ID#

    MH_00016