GEORGE N. PRESTRIDGE

PRESTRIDGE,GEORGE
GEORGE N. PRESTRIDGE

GEORGE N. PRESTRIDGE

Lieutenant Colonel George N. Prestridge was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 15 September 1942, class number 69. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 110th Infantry, Camp Livingston, Louisiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion S2-S3, 110th Infantry, England; Battalion S-3, 110th Infantry, France-Germany; Company CO, Training Center, Camp Gordon, Georgia; Base Adj, Base Command, St. Lucia, British West Indies; Student, Infantry Officer Advance Course; PMS&T, New Hanover High School, Wilmington, North Carolina; Assistant G-3, Assistant G-2, 43d Division, Augsburg, Germany; Regimental S-3, 2d Infantry, Munich, Germany; Battalion Ex, 2d Infantry, Fort Ord, CA; Sr Advisor, KMAG, WoNew Jerseyu, Korea; MG Com, Wpns Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, GA; Opns Off, Wpns Dept, Fort Benning, Georgia; Student, USAC&GSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | Lieutenant Colonel Prestridge's awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1942

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1961

  • HF ID #

    HF_00137