Carlson, Carsten, LTC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1962-1963, 1542, HQ, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
Service Years
1937 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Lieutenant Colonel



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Tacoma
Last Address
San Marcos, California

Date of Passing
Aug 31, 2015
 
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION O SITE 2841
Military Service Number
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)Society of 1st Infantry Division
  1953, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) - Assoc. Page
  1955, Society of 1st Infantry Division - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired 1963     Deceased 2015
 
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   


WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
From Month/Year
September / 1944
To Month/Year
March / 1945

Description
(Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945) Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and the enemy was able to strengthen his defensive line from Holland to Switzerland. Little progress was made on the ground, but the aerial attacks on strategic targets continued. Then, having regained the initiative after defeating a German offensive in the Ardennes in December 1944, the Allies drove through to the Rhine, establishing a bridgehead across the river at Remagen.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
September / 1944
To Month/Year
March / 1945
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

A Battery, 559th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion

HHC, 899th Tank Destroyer Battalion

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment

307th Military Police Company, 336th Military Police Battalion

978th Military Police Company

21st Military Police Company

66th Military Police Company

5th Military Police Battalion (CID), HQ, US Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC)

3rd Military Police Company, 3rd Infantry Division

3rd Infantry Division

230th Military Police Company

504th Military Police Battalion

218th Military Police Company

401st Military Police Company

11th Military Police Battalion (CID), HQ, US Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC)

571st Military Police Company

972nd Military Police Company, 211th Military Police Battalion

351st Military Police Company

64th Military Police Company

759th Military Police Battalion

142nd Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion

65th Military Police Company

94th Military Police Company

154th Transportation Company

4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery

518th Military Police Battalion

644th Tank Destroyer Battalion

A Battery, 26th Field Artillery

508th Military Police Battalion

783nd Military Police Battalion

385th Military Police Battalion

HHC, 391st Military Police Battalion

67th Military Police Company

595th Military Police Company

795th Military Police Battalion

44th Military Police Detachment (CID)

6th Military Police Detachment

100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment

100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment

4th Infantry Division

1st Special Service Force (The Devil's Brigade)

101st Airborne Division

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  1446 Also There at This Battle:
  • Allison, William H., Sgt, (1944-1946)
  • Anders, Matthew, Sgt, (1944-1945)
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/SGT, (1942-1946)
  • Austin, John, S/SGT, (1943-1945)
  • Bailey, Olen, 1ST SGT, (1942-1945)
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