Frank J. Walton

Frank J. Walton

Frank J. Walton

Colonel Frank J. Walton was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 20 October 1942, Class Number 76. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company D, 345th Infantry, Fort Carson, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Executive Officer, A Company, 345th Infantry, Fort Carson, Colorado; Platoon Leader, Company C, 334th Infantry;  Instructor, 1RTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Commander, 1664th Engineer, PI FEC; Battalion S-3, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, Japan; Commander, Company E, 17th Infantry, Japan and Korea;  Assistant G-3, Headquarters, 9th Division, fort Dix New Jersey; Battalion S-3/Regimental S-3, Headquarters, 3d battalion, 12th Infantry, Europe; Assistant G-3, Headquarters, 4th Infantry Division, Europe; Project Officer, Company D, 1SD, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant G-3, 25th Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Battalion Commander, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 52d Infantry, Fort Hood, Texas; Staff Officer, Headquarters, DSCPER, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Chief of Staff, Headquarters, 2d Infantry Division, Korea; AD.CSPER, Fort Monroe, Virginia. | His awards and decorations include:  Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Legion of Merit, Combat Infantryman Badge (2nd Award).

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1973

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00656