Grover G. Smith

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Grover G. Smith

Grover G. Smith

Lieutenant Colonel Grover G. Smith was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 304-43, 9 November 1943. His first duty assignment was as Weapons Platoon Leader, A Company, 1st Battalion, 359th Infantry, 90th Division, 4th Infantry Division, Utah Beach/European Theater of Operations. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Weapons Platoon Leader, A Company, 1st Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Division, Utah Beach/European Theater of Operations; Commander, D Company, 1st Battalion, 359th Infantry Regiment, Third U.S. Army, State Liaison Officer/European Theater of Operation; Commander, B Company, 1st Battalion 359th Infantry Regiment, 90th Division, European Theater of Operation, Morhausen Germany; Assistant Inspector General, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Commander, C Company, 11th Infantry, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Functional Advisor for Corps Commander, Joint Military Mission, Greece; Commander, 4th Battalion, 28th Infantry, 8th Division, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Commander, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Advisor, Republic Of Korea, 37th Infantry, Korea; Executive Officer, Florida Ranger Camp, Egland Air Force Base, Florida; Executive Officer, 1st Battle Group, 20th Infantry, U.S. Army South Command, Panama Canal Zone; Operations Officer (G-3), U.S. Army Southern Command, U.S. Army South Command, Panama Canal Zone. | Lieutenant Colonel Smith was also a Professor of Military Science, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1999

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01980