Lawson W. Magruder, Jr.


Lawson W. Magruder, Jr.

Colonel Lawson W. Magruder, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 16 October 1942, class number 84A. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 22d Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Camp Gordon, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant S3, 22d Inf, 4th Inf Div, Camp Gordon, Georgia; Company Commander, 22d Inf, 4th Inf Div, Camp Gordon, Georgia; Assistant G3, Battalion Commander, Headquarters, 4th Inf Div, European Theater of Operations and Camp Butner, North Carolina; Executive Officer, Battalion Commander, 2d Arm Div, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion Executive Officer, Regiment S3, Battalion Commander, 7th Reg, 3d Div, FECOM, Korea; Instructor of Tactics, USA Inf Sch Tactical Dept, Fort Benning, Georgia; Infantry Representative, USA Standardization Group, British School of Infantry, Warminster, England, Mutual Wpns Dev Team, Paris, France; G3 Section, Headquarters, 4th U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; G3-Army Section, JUSMAAG, Manila, PI; Deputy IG, Inspector General Office, IG, Headquarters USCONARC, Fort Monroe, Virginia. | Colonel Magruder's awards and decorations include: CIB (2d award), Purple Heart w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster; Silver Star.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Assistant S3, 22d Inf, 4th Inf Div, Camp Gordon, Georgia
Highest Award
Silver Star
Graduation Year
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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