Whitehead, Finis Herbert, HM1

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Last Rank
Hospital Corpsman First Class Petty Officer
Last Primary MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Last MOSGroup
Navy (FMF)
Primary Unit
1930-1932, HM-8404, Nicaraguan National Guard Detachment
Service Years
1918 - 1932

Hospital Corpsman First Class Petty Officer

 
Three Hash Marks

 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1899
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Martin
Last Address
Martin

Casualty Date
Apr 20, 1932
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Nicaragua
Conflict
US Second Occupation of Nicaragua
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
In the Line of Duty
  1932, In the Line of Duty

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 Ribbon Bar

 
 Unit Assignments
USMC (United States Marine Corps)Nicaraguan National Guard Detachment5th Marine Regiment
  1928-1928, Marine Expeditionary Force, Nicaragua
  1929-1930, Nicaraguan National Guard Detachment
  1929-1932, 5th Marine Regiment
  1930-1932, HM-8404, Nicaraguan National Guard Detachment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Nicaragua
  1926-1933 US Second Occupation of Nicaragua
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
WAS AMBUSHED WITH TWO MARINES WHILE SERVING AS A 2ND LT IN GUARDIA NATIONAL THEY WERE KILLED BY THE MEN THEY LED

Burial;
Obion Chapel Cemetery,
Haygood Rd.
Martin, TN 38237
   
Comments/Citation
ALL THREE WERE SHOT THEN MUTILATED BY HAVING THERE SKULLS SPLIT WITH MACHETTES
   
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