JOHN H. LATTIN

LATTIN,JOHN
JOHN H. LATTIN

JOHN H. LATTIN

Colonel John Henry Lattin was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1941, Class Number 2-41. His first duty assignment was as Instructor and Company Commander, 31st Training Battalion, Camp Croft, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Student, Advanced Infantry Course, Fort Benning, Georgia; Tactical Instructor, Chinese Tng Command, Kunming, China; Company and Battalion Commander, 5332 Prov Unit, Burma (Merrill’s Marauders); Battalion Commander, 475th Infantry, Burma (Mars Task Force); Executive Officer, Headquarters First Army Personnel Proc Svc, Recruiting, First Army Area; Student, C&GSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; CO, 3d Battalion 188 AIR, 11th Abn Division, Sendi, Japan; Div G1, Regiment CO, 188 AIR, 11th Abn Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; G1, 11th Abn Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Student, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia; Student, Strategic Intell School, Washington, D.C.; Student, Army Language School (Chinese), Monterey, California; Army Attache, Office of the Army Attache, Republic of China, Taipeh, Taiwan; CO, 504 AIR, 82d Abn Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; XVIII Abn Corps, Chief of Staff and Dep Chief of Staff, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Student, Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Chief, Military District, Richmond, Virginia.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1941

  • Year Inducted

    1959

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00053