• College/Year: RC '44
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Carlaw, James B. (July 21, 2006)
  • Conflict(s): World War II; Korean War
  • Military Branch & Unit: Army
  • Theater(s): European; Korean
  • US Army Division: 13th Airborne
  • US Army Regiment: 515th Parachute Infantry
  • US Army Company: G Company


Mr. Carlaw served as a platoon leader in the 13th Airborne Division in the European Theater during World War II. After V-E Day, he was transferred to the 82nd Airborne Division and later served as an administration and C&A officer. He was recalled to active duty during the Korean War and served as operations officer at a replacement depot in Pusan, Korea.