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MAJ James L. Melloh

Commanding Officer of the 720th MP Battalion
Army Forces Far East Command, 8th Army (Rear)
16 to 23 August 1954






   MAJ. Melloh, the Battalion executive officer, received interim command of the Battalion when LTC Weldon Cox was reassigned to the Camp Tokyo Provost Marshal Office on 16 August 1954.

     He relinquished command with the arrival of LTC George E. Painter on 23 August.


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