E. H. Shemwell

SHEMWELL,E
E. H. Shemwell

E. H. Shemwell

Colonel E. H. Shemwell was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 17 July 1944, class number 337. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 399th Infantry Regiment, Europe. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Executive Officer, Company Commander, 1st Bn, 399th Inf Regiment, Europe, Company Commander, 3d MP Co, 3d Inf Div, Europe; Company Commander, 1st Repl Deopt, Korea; Aide, Commanding General, 25th Inf Div; Assistant PMS & T, University of Alabama; Company Commander, Co G, 14th Inf Regiment, Korea; Regimental 52, Battalion 53, 14th Inf Regiment & 3d Bn, 14th Inf Regiment, Korea; Battalion 53, 3d Bn, 14th Inf Regiment, Hawaii; Regimental 53, 14th Inf Regiment; Personnel Management Officer, Inf Br, OAD, DA; Battalion Commander, 1st ARB, 52d Inf; Battalion, 1st Bn, 10th Inf, 5th Inf Div, Mech; AC of S G1, 5th Inf Div, Mech; Plans Officer, J5 Div, Headquarters USMACV, Viet Nam; Ch, PMD, Dir Pers Off, Headquarters USAIC; Ch, Staff Gp, USAIS. | Colonel Shemwell's awards and decorations include: CIB; PUC w/Oak Leaf Cluster; ARCOM; Bronze Star Medal w/V & 2 Oak Leaf Cluster; SM; LM; Silver Star.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1967

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00283