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
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Year Inducted
1968
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00297

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