EDWARD H. SIMPSON

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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.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Infantry Company Commander, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Mountain Training Center, Camp Hale, Colorado
Highest Award
Silver Star
Graduation Year
1942
Year Inducted
1959
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00081

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