EDWARD H. SIMPSON

SIMPSON,EDWARD
EDWARD H. SIMPSON

EDWARD H. SIMPSON

Lieutenant Colonel Edward H. Simpson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 4 December 1942, class number 117. His first duty assignment was as Infantry Platoon Leader, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Mountain Training Center, Camp Hale, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Infantry Company Commander, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Mountain Training Center, Camp Hale, Colorado; Battalion S-3, 85th Mt Inf Regiment, 10th Infantry Division (Light), Camp Hale, Colorado and Camp Swift, Texas; Battalion S-3 Captain, 85th Mt Inf Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, MTO (Italy); FEC Rctg Off, AG Division, Headquarters FEC, Tokyo, Japan (Inspected reenlistment procedures in FEC);  Admin Officer, G-3 Div, Headquarters FEC, Tokyo, Japan; S-3 and ROTC Supervisor, Tenn Mil Dist, Nashville, Tennessee; Command ExO, Mountain and Cold Wea Trng, Fort Carson, Colorado; Staff Officer, G-3 Division, Headquarters USAREUR, Heidelberg, Germany; Deputy SGS, Headquarters USAREUR, Heidelberg, Germany. | His awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, and other service ribbons.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1942

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1959

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00081