|Birth: ||Sep. 8, 1922|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2000|
LTC, US Army, World War II, Korea, Vietnam
From the Bennington Baner December 4, 1962
LT. Col. Harwood Named to Army Hall of Fame
Fort Benning, Ga. - Lt. Col. Victor K. Harwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rupert K. Harwood of Shaftsbury, Vt., has been named to the U.S. Army Infantry Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame at Fort Benning. The Army career officer is a Veteran of World War II and is a qualified parachutist and Ranger. He has made over 200 parachute jumps and is the holder of a Master Parachutist Badge. He is chief of the operations section of the Airborne-Air Mobility Department, U.S. Army Infantry School.
Excerpts From the Bennington Banner June 25, 1966
Lt. Col. Harwood Retires to His Old Home Town
Shaftsbury - Lt. Col. Victor Harwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rupert Harwood, has returned to his home town prior to retirement July 1, from the U.S. Army.
Lt. Col. Harwood is currently on leave after 26 years total service and 21 years active service. He, his wife and their five children will reside on Ehrich Road in a home recently purchased from Mrs. Alice Miller.
He enlisted in the Army in May 1940, served in World War II and received his discharge with the rank of First Lieutenant in January 1946. At this time he reverted to the Officer Reserve Corps. and in August 1950 he was recalled to active duty with the rank of Captain. Harwood was made a Major in 1954 and raised to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1962.
Harwood had been stationed in Viet Nam, Belgium, France, Luxenbourg, Germany, England and Japan in direct support of Korea. He took part in the Normandy Beach assault and five major campaigns.
Rupert King Harwood (1888 - 1974)
Mabel Sarah Montgomery Harwood (1901 - 1995)
Raymond Jennison Harwood (1920 - 2003)*
Victor Kyrle Harwood (1922 - 2000)
Arthur Silas Harwood (1926 - 1932)*
Elizabeth Ann Harwood King (1933 - 2012)*
Shaftsbury Village Cemetery
Created by: Nancy D
Record added: Jan 13, 2011
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