FRANK T. HURAY

FRANK T. HURAY

FRANK T. HURAY

Lieutenant Colonel Frank T. Huray joined the 20th Infantry, 6th Infantry Division as a Platoon Leader at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in 1942 and participated in the Tennessee Maneuvers. The unit moved to Camp San Luis Obispo, California, in 1943 and on to Hawaii where Lieutenant Colonel Huray served with the Defense of Oahu. | He later moved to New Guinea, participated in the Maffin Bay Campaign, the D Day landing at Lingayen Gulf, and the Luzon Campaign, Luzon, Philippine Islands. He was promoted to Captain in 1945 and served four years with the New Jersey Recruiting District. Lieutenant Colonel Huray was assigned as a Company Commander in the 351st Infantry, Trieste, Italy, 1950-1952. He was promoted to Major in 1953 and served as a Battalion Commander and Regimental S3 in the 31st Infantry Division, Camp Atterbury, Indiana, subsequently attending the Infantry Officers Associate Advance Course, Fort Benning, Georgia, serving as a faculty member of the Army Information School, Fort Slocum, New York, and attending the Army Language School, Presido of Monterey, California.  In 1959, Lieutenant Colonel Huray served as Military Advisor, Imperial Guard, Iran. He joined the 2d Infantry Division, as a Battle Group S2, as Executive Officer 23rd Infantry, 2d Infantry Division. Lieutenant Colonel Huray’s awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart.

More Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1942

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1961

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00124