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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Colonel
Service Years
1923 - 1944
MOS
9301-Tactical Intelligence Staff Officer (G2 S2)
Home State
California
Colonel



Location
California
Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section OS Row 98A Site 2
Location of Interment
San Francisco National Cemetery - San Francisco, California
Dec 06, 1949
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
1943
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1941 - 1945
Service to 1944
Alaskan Defense Command
Alaskan Defense Command
Rank
Colonel
Location
Fort Richardson - Alaska
MOS
9301-Tactical Intelligence Staff Officer (G2 S2)
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Colonel
1941 - 1944
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Army Distinguished Service Medal may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, performs exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsi... More
Comments
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Colonel (Infantry), [then Major] Lawrenc... More
1944
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Colonel (Infantry) Lawrence Varsi Castner (ASN: 0-15356), United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit (Navy Award) for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding servi... More
1943
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43)
Description
(Aleutian Islands Campaign 3 Jun 1942 to 24 Aug 1943) On 3-4 June 1942, at the time of the Battle of Midway, a Japanese force attacked Dutch Harbor and inflicted considerable damage before it was driv... More
1942 - 1943
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
a. The ADSM was established by EO 8808, announced in War Department Bulletin 17, 1941. It is awarded for service between 8 September 1939 and 7 December 1941 under orders to active duty for a period o... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1939
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Leavenworth - Kansas
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Captain
1937 - 1938
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Infantry Officer Advanced Course
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
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First Lieutenant
1933 - 1934
Service from 1923

 
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