William D. Tidwell, Jr.

TIDWELL,JR.,WILLIAM
William D. Tidwell, Jr.

William D. Tidwell, Jr.

Major General William Doyle Tidwell, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 398-45 on January 26, 1945. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Company F, 163d Infantry, South Pacific. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Company H, 35th Infantry, Japan; Control Group, Indianapolis, IN; Commander, Company L, 87th Division, Nashville, TN; Assistant Post Headquarters Cmdt, Fort McClellan, AL, Commander, Heavy Weapons Company, 109th Infantry, Germany; Control Group, St Louis, MO; Adjutant, HHC, 345th Infantry Regiment, Nashville, TN; S-1, 1st Brigade, 345th Infantry, Nashville, TN; Executive Officer, 1st Brigade, 345th Infantry, Nashville, TN; Dep Commander, 1st Brigade, 345th Infantry, Nashville, TN; Executive Officer, 3d Brigade, 81st Infantry Division, Nashville, TN; Executive Officer, 303d TC Gp (MT), Nashville, TN; Camp Commander, 401st MP Camp (PW), Nashville, TN; Acting Commander, 290th MP Brigade (PW), Nashville, TN; Commander, 290th MP Brigade, (PW), Nashville, TN; USAR Control Group-Standby, St Louis, MO; Dep Commander, 81st ARCOM, Atlanta, GA; Commander, 412th Engineer Command, Vicksburg, MS. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal. | Military schools attended include: Advanced Infantry Officer Course, Advanced Transportation Officer Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Advanced Military Police Officer Course, Senior Reserve Component Officers Legal Course, U.S. Army War College.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1984

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01124