Pendergrast, Glenn Ray, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
3500-Basic Motor Transport Marine
Last MOSGroup
Motor Transport
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 0300, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/H&S Co
Service Years
1945 - 1951

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1928
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Pamela Jeans (Pam)-Historian to remember Marine PFC Glenn Ray Pendergrast (Glennie).

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Iuka
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Feb 03, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Mount Carmel Cemetery - Paducah, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Korean War Fallen
  1951, Korean War Fallen

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Marksman

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1945, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)/BLT 1/45th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1946-1947, 745, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)/BLT 1/4
  1951-1951, 0300, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/H&S Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Killer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Serve with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 29th Marines, 6 Marine Division, in the field. January 1946, to Tsingtao, China. (MOS 745) Redesignated 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 3rd Marine Brigade in April 1946-January 1947, from Chinwangtao, China. To 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines (REIN) 3rd Marine Brigade, at Camp Pendleton, California.

In Korea, PFC Pendergrast served with Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Provision Marine Brigade (REIN) FMF, September 1950.  Sailed from SFO aboard the USS Henrico (APA 45).

In October 1950, hospitalized in US Naval Hospital, Yokosuka (1st Provision Cas. Company, Camp Otsu, Kyoto Post Command, Japan),  25-30 September. From 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division in Korea. (Dated 18 October 1950).  Back with unit in January 1951.

His grave marker reads, "Our Beloved Cotton".
   
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