Pettyjohn, George, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0911-Drill Instructor
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 0331, 1st Raider Bn
Service Years
1940 - 1952

Staff Sergeant

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 Personal Details 

Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Nov 17, 1990
Location of Interment
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Drill Instructor

 Military Association Memberships
United States Marine Raiders Association
  1972, United States Marine Raiders Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired Baptist Minister and Carpenter
Other Comments:
Passed away in 1991, died of complications due to cancer.

 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist
Rifle ExpertPistol Expert

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Raider Bn
  1943-1945, 0331, 1st Raider Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Wake Island
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Eastern Solomons (Stewart Island)
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/New Georgia Group Operation
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation (1943)/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1944-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Marianas Operation
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
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