George H. Duckworth, Jr.

George H. Duckworth, Jr.

George H. Duckworth, Jr.

Colonel George H. Duckworth was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 9 December 1942, class number 121. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company F, 23d Inf, 2d Division, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Co F, 23d Inf, 2d Div, European Theater Opns; Regimental Supply Officer (S-4), Headquarters, 23d Inf, 2d Div, Camp Swift, Texas; Regimental Munitions Officer, Headquarters, 23d Inf, 2d Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Regimental Supply Officer (S-4), Headquarters, 33d Inf Regiment, USARCARIB; Battalion Executive Officer and S-3, 2d Bn, 33d Inf, USARCARIB; Advisor to 142d Inf, 36th Div, 4305 ASU, Tex NGUS ADGRU, Abilene, Texas; Opns & Tng Staff Adv, 1st VN Div, 8653d DU, MAAG, Indo-China, HUE, VN; Bn Comdr, Headquarters, 2d Bn, 3d Inf (Old Guard), Fort McNair, D.C.; Executive Officer, Headquarters, 1st BG, 3d Inf (Old Guard), Fort Myer, Virginia; Opns & Tng Staff Off (G-3), Headquarters, Yukon Command, USARAL; Chief of Staff and G-3, Headquarters, Yukon Comd, USARAL; Chief Long Range Br, Plans Div, PP&I Dir, Headquarters, USACDC., Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief Plans Div, PP&I Dir, Headquarters, USACDE, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief, Opns Div, PP&I Dir, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief, Intel Div, Plans Dir, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief Intel Div, Plans Dir, Headquarters, USACDC., Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Deputy Dir, Concepts & Plans Dir, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Director Concepts & Plans Dir, Headquarters USACDC., Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | Colonel Duckworth's awards and decorations include: Presidential Unit Citation; Luxembourg Croix de Guerre; Belgian Fourrager; Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart  w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Silver Star; Combat Infantryman Badge.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1969

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00354