Ammar, John, SgtMaj

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Last Rank
Sergeant Major
Last Primary MOS
9999-Sergeant Major/First Sergeant
Last MOSGroup
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Primary Unit
1973-1974, 9999, MCAGCC 29 Palms, CA
Service Years
1941 - 1974

Sergeant Major


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Cedar Grove, West Virginia

Date of Passing
Aug 12, 1977
Location of Interment
Twentynine Palms Cemetery - Twentynine Palms, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
*Plot: Row 26 A

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Last Known Activity
Retired as Base Sgt. Major, 29 Palms MCB in 1974.
Other Comments:
Served as a Major with the California Cadet Corps, from 1974 until his death in 1977.

SgtMaj John Richard Ammar  #132484
July thru October 1945 - Corporal - 4Th Bn, (155Mm How), 13Th Mar, 5Th Mar Div, FMF, In The Field.
January 1946 - Military Police - Corporal - Headquarters, 4th Bn, 10th Mar, 2nd Mar Div, FMF, In The Field
July 1953 - MOS 4936 - Hq Btry 2Dbn 11Th Marines,Korea - Staff Sgt
July thru October 1953 - MOS 4936 - Servbtry 2Dbn 11Th Marines,Korea - Staff Sgt
January thru April 1954 - MOS 4936 - E Btry 2Dbn 11Th Marines,Korea - Staff Sgt
Twentynine Palms Cemetery
Twentynine Palms
San Bernardino County
California, USA
Plot: Row 26 A

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
13th Marine Regiment4th Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (4/10)2nd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11)MCAGCC 29 Palms, CA
  1945-1945, 4th Bn, 13th Marine Regiment (4/13), 13th Marine Regiment
  1946-1946, 4th Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (4/10)
  1953-1953, 4963, 2nd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11)
  1953-1953, 4963, 2nd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11)
  1954-1954, 4963, E Btry, 2nd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (2/11)
  1973-1974, 9999, MCAGCC 29 Palms, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation (1943)/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Operation Flintlock/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)/Battle of Kapyong
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952/Battle of Heartbreak Ridge (Hill 851)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Catawba Falls
 Colleges Attended
Duke University
  1966-1968, Duke University
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