Merrell, Louis Raymond, Sgt

Infantry
 
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Previously Held MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
3381-Food Service Specialist
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 0311, USS Calvert (APA-32)
Service Years
1942 - 1945
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Sergeant

 
 

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)


 Military Association Memberships
American LegionPost 8154, George R. Baxmann 6th Marine Division AssociationUnited States Marine Raiders Association
  2003, American Legion [Verified]
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8154, George R. Baxmann (Member At Large) (United States) [Verified]
  2003, 6th Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2003, United States Marine Raiders Association [Verified]



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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 112712
 Unit Assignments
USS George Clymer (APA-27)Ships At SeaUSMC (United States Marine Corps)Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
1st Raider BnUS ArmyUSS DuPage (APA-41)6th Marine Division
4th Marine RegimentUSS Calvert (APA-32)
  1943-1943, 0311, USS George Clymer (APA-27)
  1943-1943, 0311, USS Mount Vernon (AP-22)
  1943-1943, 521, 11th Replacement Draft
  1943-1943, 521, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1943-1943, 521, USS President Hayes (AP-39/APA-20)
  1943-1943, 521, USS George Clymer (APA-27)
  1943-1944, 521, 1st Raider Bn
  1944-1944, 0311, USS Warren (APA-53)
  1944-1944, 0311, US Army/USAT Pennat
  1944-1944, 0311, USS Callaway (APA-35)
  1944-1944, 521, USS DuPage (APA-41)
  1944-1944, USS Ormsby (APA-49)
  1944-1945, 0311, 6th Marine Division
  1944-1945, 3381, 4th Marine Regiment/Regimental Weapons Co
  1945-1945, 0311, USS Calvert (APA-32)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville 19
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)12
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)/Landing at Emirau1
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa 15
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan19
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Family42
  Raider Get-to-gethers12
  Trips28
  Marine Raider Reunions65
  Plaques and Shadow Boxes16
  Sixth Marine Division Reunion3
  November 11, 2013
  HQMC UNIT DIARIES AND MORE
  Dec 01, 1942, San Diego Boot Camp4
  Apr 27, 1943, New Caledonia20
  Jun 01, 1943, Ten Man Squad2
  Oct 15, 1943, Efate, New Hebrides Island5
  Jan 14, 1944, Guadalcanal23
  Aug 14, 1945, V J Day1
  Nov 22, 1945, USS Calvert1
  Dec 25, 1945, Home from the Marines 12
  Aug 15, 2001, Richmond, Va.2
  Aug 17, 2001, Washington D.C. 20016
  Jan 24, 2004, The North Platte Canteen - Documentary, The Canteen Spirit11
  Jan 24, 2004, Ten Minutes
  May 27, 2004, WWII Memorial Dedication8
  Jan 24, 2009, Books for Sale8
  Apr 06, 2009, Photo Album76
  Jun 01, 2009, Book Review by Roger Kolling
  Aug 19, 2009, Raider Hall6
  Aug 20, 2009, Vietnam Wall and Statues7
  Oct 13, 2009, Central Missouri Honor Flight and Ball11
  Nov 07, 2009, Marine 234th Birthday 4
  Dec 15, 2009, Book Review by William Hardy
  Dec 15, 2009, Marine Raider Reunions8
  Feb 16, 2010, Book Review by Tom Godwin
  Mar 10, 2010, Book Review by Sabrina Lemons
  Apr 06, 2010, Book Review by Mark (Doc) Flowers
  Apr 09, 2010, Book Review by Kevin Koski LCpl
  May 21, 2010, Pacific Vets5
  Sep 01, 2010, Marine Raider Reunion Fort Worth 201015
  Sep 18, 2010, Salute to Women on the Home Front11
  Oct 13, 2010, Surprise Mail Call letters received on Honor Flight34
  Dec 29, 2010, Memory Book from Eddie and Dave14
  May 05, 2011, Forum Photos2499
  Jul 14, 2011, Booklets Helen and I have made for family and friends.3
  Feb 14, 2012, Book Review by Michael Armstrong
  Aug 10, 2012, Letters2
  Sep 22, 2012, Message Photos28
  Sep 30, 2012, My U.S. Marine Raider Room9
  Nov 11, 2013, Veteran's Day 2013
  Dec 08, 2013, General Photos10
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