JOHN R. McRAE

MCRAE,JOHN
JOHN R. McRAE

JOHN R. McRAE

"Lieutenant Colonel John McRae, graduated Infantry OCS class 310, 14 December 1943. Subsequent assignments include: 1943 - 405th Infantry, Platoon Leader, Second Lieutenant, Camp Swift, Texas; 1944 - 405th Infantry, Platoon Leader, First Lieutenant, Holland and Germany; 1945 - 405th Infantry, Company Commander, First Lieutenant, Germany; 1946 - Military Government. Det., Actg. Mil Governor, Captain, Germany; 1947 - llth CIC Det., CIC Agent, Captain, Mobile, Alabama; 1948 - 49 - ROTC Unit, Asst., PMS&T, Capt., Atlanta Georgia, 1950 - USAIS, Student, Captain, Fort Benning, Georgia; 1951 - 52 KMAG, Regimental Advisor, Captain, Korea; 1953 194th Tank Battalion, Bn., XO, Major, Camp Rucker, Alabama; 1954 - 3d Infantry. Division., Assistant, G3, Major, Fort Benning, Georgia; 1955 - 57 - G3, Division Headquarters, USAREUR, Staff Officer, Major, Germany; 1958 - USAIS, Instructor, Major, Fort Benning, Georgia; 1959 - USAIS, Assistant. Dept. Opn., Major, Fort Benning, Georgia; 1960 - USAIS, Instructor, Major, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Lieutenant Colonel McRae's awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster for Meritorious Service, Combat Infantryman Badge 2d Award."

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1943

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1961

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00130