George A. Stewart

STEWART,GEORGE
George A. Stewart

George A. Stewart

Colonel George A. Stewart was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 26 October 1943, class number 302. His first duty assignment was as 81 MM Mortar Platoon Leader, 120th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion S-2, 120th Inf, 30th Inf Div, Europe; Battalion S-3, 120th Inf, 30th Inf Div, Europe; Control Group, USAR, Atlanta, Georgia; Manpower Officer, Selective Service Reserve Unit, Atlanta, Georgia; Training Officer, Selective Service Reserve Unit; Assistant Chief, Manpower Division, Illinois Headquarters, Selective Service System, Chicago, Illinois; Chief, Induction’s Division, Illinois Headquarters, Selective Service System, Springfield, Illinois; Chief, Manpower Division, Illinois Headquarters, Selective Service System, Springfield, Illinois; Deputy State Director, Illinois Headquarters, Selective Service System, Springfield, Illinois. | His awards and decorations include: Presidential Unit Citation; National Defense Service Medal; American Campaign Medal; Army of Occupation Medal; WW II Victory Medal; Reserve Forces Medal with One Hour Glass Device; Combat Inf Badge; EAME with 5 Service Stars; Purple Heart; Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1972

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00605