3rd Battalion - K Company
30th Infantry Division
First Lieutenant Cyril B. Spicer, Jr., (right) with his father, Colonel Cyril Spicer, Sr. (circa 1946 - 1950)
During World War II, First Lieutenant Cyril Spicer Jr. served in the 30th Infantry Division, 117th Infantry Regiment, and saw heavy action, as indicated by his military awards shown below. At this time, it is unknown which battalion and company he served in. After the war he taught in the ROTC department of Gettysburg College and was promoted to Captain 27 Sept 1950. He left the army on 27 Nov 1953. In the above photo, his shoulder patch indicates that he was a part of the 2nd Infantry Division after World War II. This division served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953.
Taken from Spicer Family Records - Source Unknown - Provided By Steven Spicer, First Cousin to Cyril Spicer.
Additional Pages (Click Below)
|Capture of Lieutenant General Kurt von Dittmar|
|From Normandy to the Elbe Booklet|
|Sgt. Frank DeClerck - Prayer Going Into Battle|
|117th Infantry Regiment at the Battle of the Bulge|
|117th Infantry Regiment World War II Photos|
|Combat History of First Lieutenant Cyril B. Spicer of the 117th Infantry Regiment|