Newton, George Richard, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Primary Unit
1950-1950, 0302, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
Service Years
1938 - 1962
Officer Collar Insignia

Colonel

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Utah
Utah
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Salt Lake City
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 15, 1993
 
Location of Interment
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French Fourragere


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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
As Pearl Harbor was being attacked,  203 United States Marines in northern China were surrounded and captured by the Japanese.  They spent from that day until mid September of 1945 as prisoners of war.
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USMC (United States Marine Corps)1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1941-1941, MarDet Tientsin-Peking
  1950-1950, 0302, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of the Pusan Permineter
 Colleges Attended
United States Naval Academy
  1934-1938, United States Naval Academy
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