Wesley H. Burr

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Wesley H. Burr

Colonel Wesley H. Burr, graduated Inf. OCS Class 167, 5 Feb. 1943. His subsequent duty assignments include: 1943 - 410th Inf. (103 Div) The Infantry School, 2d Lieutenant, Plat. Ldr., Co. Comdr., Camp Claiborne, Louisiana; 1944  - 410th Inf., 103d Div, Bn S2 and S3, Europe; 1945 - 410th Inf. l03d Div. Res. Co. Comdr. Bn. S3 Europe; 1946  -  Headquarters XX Corps, Headquarters Third U.S. Army, Asst. AG - Captain, Germany; 1947 - The Inf. Sch. , Headquarters. U.S. Constabulary, Capt., Asst. AG, Germany, Fort Benning, Georgia; 1948 - 49, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Capt., and Maj. , Instr., Weapons Dept., 1950 - Headquarters. TIC, Fort Benning, Georgia; Major, and Lieutenant Col., Public Information Officer,  1951 - C&GSC, Lieutenant, Col., Student, Reg. Cse., Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; 1952 - 7th Inf Regiment, 3d Div., Lieutenant Col., Regiment. O, Korea, and Regiment. CO, Korea; 1953 - Headquarters I Corps, Lieutenant Col., G3 Plans Off. & Deputy G-3, Korea; 1954 - 56, 6517 USAR Advisor Group, Lieutenant, Col.,  Sr. Army Advisor, Reno, Nevada; 1957 -60, Headquarters. USAREUR, Lieutenant Col., Plans O., and Deputy Chief, Information Div., Heidelberg, Germany; 1961 - 64, Headquarters. Third U.S. Army, Lieutenant, Col., O and Secretary Gen. Staff, Information Sec., Fort McPherson, Georgia; 1965 - 67, Headquarters Third U.S. Army, Colonel, Chief Information Off., Field Insp. Br., IG, Fort McPherson, Georgia. | Colonel Burr's awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/V, 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart/2Oak Leaf Cluster, CIB w/star, ACM.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
1943 - 410th Inf. (103 Div) The Infantry School, 2d Lieutenant, Plat. Ldr., Co. Comdr., Camp Claiborne, Louisiana
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Year Inducted
1968
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00297

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