Paul S. Oliver, Jr.

Paul S. Oliver, Jr.

Paul S. Oliver, Jr.

Major General Paul S. Oliver, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 26 June 1944. His first duty assignment was as Mortar Platoon Leader, 89th Infantry Division, Camp Butner. | His subsequent duty assignments include: XO, Hvy Wpns Co, Co M, 353 Inf, European Theater of Operations; Highway Officer, US Forces, 25th Regulations Station; Co Commander, Co I, 3d  Bn, 81st Div; Co Commander, Co M, 3rd Bn, 81st Div; S-3, Headquarters, 3rd Bn, 81st Div; XO, Headquarters, 3rd Bn, 108th Div; Bn Commander, Headquarters, 3rd Bn, 321 Inf, 108th Div; Regimental Commander, Headquarters, 518 Regiment, 108th Div; Brigade Commander, 2nd Bde, 108th Div; Brigade Commander, 4th Bde, 108th Div, Raleigh; Assistant Division Commander, Headquarters, 108th Div; Division Commander, Headquarters, 108th Division. | His awards and decorations include: Army Reserve Medal (3 awards), Occ Medal, Germany; World War II Victory, American Theatre, Bronze Star Medal, European Theater of Operations (w/2 stars), CIB.

More Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1979

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00936