Colonel

Jack L. Treadwell

Army
Inducted 2008


Medal of Honor Recipient

Medal of Honor Recipient

Jack L. Treadwell

Colonel Jack L. Treadwell, U.S. Army, Company F, 180th Infantry, 45th Infantry Division was awarded the Medal of Honor for action near Nieder-Wurzbach, Germany on 18 March, 1945.

As commanding officer of Company F, Captain Treadwell single-handedly captured six pill boxes and 18 prisoners, inspiring his company to attack, driving a wedge in the Siegfried line. This set the stage for their battalion to take its objective.