CARLTON C. THORNBLOM

THORNBLOM,CARLTON
CARLTON C. THORNBLOM

CARLTON C. THORNBLOM

Lieutenant Colonel Carlton C. Thornblom served during World War II as a Platoon Leader with the 320th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division in England and France and with the 41st Replacement Battalion in Germany. | His other duty assignments include: Company Commander and Battalion S3, 11th Airborne Division in Japan; Liaison and Special Projects Officer, Office of the Chief of Army Field Forces;  G3, Plans and Training, XVIII Airborne Corps, 82d Airborne Division; Deputy Commander, 1st Airborne Battle Group, 505th Infantry. | Lieutenant Colonel Thronblom completed the 82d Advanced Course and the Air Command and Staff College. | His awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, the Bronze Star Medal w/ V Device, the Purple Heart, the Parachutist Badge, and the Glider Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1943

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1959

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00088