Charles H. Heldreth

HELDRETH,CHARLES

Charles H. Heldreth

Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Heldreth served as a Platoon Leader, Company H, 362d Infantry, Camp White, Oregon in 1942, becoming Company Commander of Company H in 1944; 1945 he served as S3, 2d Battalion, 362d Infantry, 91st Division, Italy; 1946, he was a student in the Infantry Officer Course Number 1 at Fort Benning, Georgia; 1947, he served as Assistant Community Officer, Headquarters Bremerhave, Germany; 1948, served as S4 and Criminal Investigation Officer; 1949 he attended the Student Advanced Course at Fort Benning, Georgia; 1950 he was the NG Instructor, Alabama National Guard, Dothan, Alabama; 1951 he served as Battalion CO, 3rd Battalion 28th Infantry, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; 1952 became the Chief, Regimental Training Group, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; 1953-1954, he served as Battalion Executive Officer and later as S3, 1st Battalion, 350th Infantry, Salzburg, Austria, where he rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel; 1955, he served as Regimental Advisor, 175th Infantry, 29th Division, Maryland National Guard; 1956 he was a student at the Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; 1957 he served as Regimental Advisor, 175th Infantry, 29th Division, Maryland National Guard; 1958 he served as Senior Advisor, MAAG, Vietnam; 1959-1962, he served as an instructor and later as Operations Officer, Command and Staff Dept, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Community Officer, Headquarters Bremerhave, Germany
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Graduation Year
1942
Year Inducted
1963
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00179

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