Jere L. Gottschalk

Jere L. Gottschalk

Jere L. Gottschalk

Captain Jere L. Gottschalk was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 276, 14 July 1943. His first duty assignment was as Battalion S-4, 66th Replacement Battalion, Camp Roberts, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Supply Officer and Infantry Training Instructor, Camp Roberts, California; Infantry Platoon Leader, 76th Infantry Division, Camp Adair, Oregon; Infantry Platoon Leader, 76th Infantry Division, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Preparation for European Service, Fort George Meade, Maryland; 1/22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division; Platoon Leader and Battalion S-2, C Rifle Company, July 1944 - 7 February 1945. | Captain Gottschalk was awarded the Silver Star for his bravery during the Battle of the Bulge in July 1944.

More Information

  • Rank

    Captain

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    2001

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02091