MERRILL'S MARAUDERS Weston, Logan Ernest

John Robertson

Staff member

Logan Ernest

  • UNIT
3 Bn (Khaki Combat Team)

  • RANK
First Lieutenant


Bronze Star,Purple Heart

Burma 1944

from Youngstown,Mahoning County,Ohio
born 5.1.1914 Illinois
son of Newell Ernest and Agnes Elizabeth (nee Anderson) Weston
attended Transylvania Bible School 1939-41
driver in civilian life
enlisted 25.1.1941 Cleveland,Ohio (Private 35006223)
145 Infantry Regiment (Company H) (37 Division)
Staff Sergeant 1942
Battle Field Commission 1943 (2nd Lt)
Merrills Marauders 1943-44 (2 Lt - 1Lt)
WIA 5.4.1944 Burma
hospitalised in Ledo,India
Infantry Replacement Training Center,Anniston,Alabama
Infantry Training Center,Fort Benning,Georgia
discharged 1945 Fort Bragg,North Carolina
re-enrolled Transylvania Bible School
re-enlisted March 1948
Fort Mead,Maryland (Post Information and Education Officer) (2 years)
17 Infantry Regiment (Company H) (7 Division) 1950
27 Infantry Regiment (Company A) (25 Division)
WIA 3 times in Korea (awarded D.S.C.)
promoted Major c.November 1950​
27 Infantry Regiment (Bn Plans and Training Officer)​
awarded Silver Star for Korea 1951​
instructor,Fort Benning,Georgia​
43 Infantry Division,Germany (various staff appointments)​
Fort Carson,Colorado (Division Plans and Training Officer)​
Command and General Staff College​
Pentagon (3 years) (Lt Colonel)​
XO + CO 325 Battle Group,82 Airborne Division 1961​
Special Forces Advisor,MAAG,Laos​
Fort Sam Houston,Texas​
retired 1968 (Colonel)​
awards DSC,Silver Star with oak leaf cluster,Bronze Star with 3 oak leaf clusters,Purple Heart with 3 oak leaf clusters​
staff,Texas A&M University (13 years)​
completed his Masters and Doctor of Bible Philosophy degrees at Texas A&M​
married Mary M. 14.2.1948 (1924-2005)​
died 5.5.2003 Fort Mill,South Carolina​
Peters Cemetery,Venango Township,Crawford County,Pennsylvania Lower G Row 9 Lot 9​
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