Barto, Earl Howard, Cpl

Fallen
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
1375-Demolition Man
Last MOSGroup
Engineer, Construction And Equipment
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 1375, B Co, 1st Combat Engineer Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Corporal

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Johnston
Last Address
Johnston

Casualty Date
Sep 22, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Palau
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Buried at sea

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenMarine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA)WW II Memorial National Registry
  1944, World War II Fallen
  2009, Marine Corps Engineer Association (MCEA) [Verified]
  2016, WW II Memorial National Registry


 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
1st Recruit Training Bn 2nd Engineer BnUSMC (United States Marine Corps)1st Combat Engineer Bn
1st Marine Division, I MEF
  1942-1942, 1st Recruit Training Bn
  1942-1942, 345, 2nd Engineer Bn
  1942-1942, 345, 2nd Separate Engineer Bn
  1942-1943, 533, B Co, 1st Combat Engineer Bn
  1943-1944, 533, 17th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division
  1944-1944, 1375, B Co, 1st Combat Engineer Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Cape Gloucester
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)
  1944-1944 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Peleliu
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Svc# 368499

13 Feb 1942
Enlisted
15 Apr 1942
(Pvt) First Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, California.
30 Apr 1942
(Pvt) Co "D", 2Dengrbn., Divspltrs., 2Dmardiv., Fmf., Camp Elliott, San Diego, Calif.
Jul 1942
(Pvt) Second Separate Engineer Company, 22Nd Marines (Reinforced), Third Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine Force, In The Field.
Oct 1942
(Pvt) Company "B", First Engineer Battalion, First Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, In The Field.
Jan 1943
(Pvt) Comapny "B", First Battalion, Seventeenth Marines (Engineer), First Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, C/O Postmaster , San Francisco, California
Apr 1943
(PFC) Company B, First Battalion, Seventeenth Marines (Engineer), First Marine Division, Fmf, C/O Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Calif
Jul 1943
(PFC) 1Stbn, 17Th Marines (Engr), 1Stmardiv, Fmf, C/O Fpo,San Francisco, Calif
Oct 1943
(PFC) 1St Bn, 17Thmarines (Engr), 1St Mar Div, Fmf, C/O F.P.O., San Francisco, Calif.
Jan 1944
(PFC) First Battalion, Seventeenth Marines (Engr), First Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, C/O Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Calif.
Apr 1944
(PFC) 1Stbn, 17Thmar (Engr), 1Stmardiv, Fmf, C/O F P O, San Francisco, Calif (Embarked USS Titania) Cape Glouster enroute Pavuvu Islands
Jul 1944
(Cpl)(345) Headouarters, 1St Engrbn, 1Stmardiv, Fmf, C/O Fpo, San Francisco, Calif
22 Sep 1944
Lost at Sea - Buried at Sea by Administrative Decision
   
Comments/Citation
His Purple Heart was given to his father Marcus Barto, in Courtland, Ohio.

Memorial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial,
Manila, Philippines
   
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