Blair, Earl Pershing, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
014-Automotive Mechanic
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 014, H&S Co, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
Service Years
1940 - 1944

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Snyder
Last Address
Snyder

Casualty Date
Aug 01, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Northern Mariana Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section N Site 384

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 Unit Assignments
Marine Barracks Keflavik,  Iceland2nd Marine Division2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1941-1942, 014, Marine Barracks Keflavik, Iceland
  1944-1944, 2nd Marine Division
  1944-1944, 014, H&S Co, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Earl Blair entered the Marines 27 August 1940. He served in Iceland with A Company (Transport), 2nd Service Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (Reinforced), 1st Marine Brigade, Iceland Base Command. 1941-1942.

He was initially interred in the 2nd Marine Division Cemetery, Tinian Island, Marianas.  He was later re-interred in 1949 at the National Memorial Cemetery in Honolulu, Hawaii, Section N Site 384
   
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His unit was:  D Co 2nd Bn 18th Marines
   
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