Darnall, Grover, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1927-1929, Nicaraguan National Guard Detachment
Service Years
1905 - 1930

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1888
 
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Date of Passing
Aug 30, 1958
 
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French Fourragere


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Last Known Activity

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Second Nicaraguan Campaign


(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Grover C. Darnall (MCSN: 0219), United States Marine Corps, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism involving voluntary risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy, on July 16, 1927, at Nicaragua.


General Orders: Heroes, U.S. Marine Corps 1861 - 1955 (Jane Blakeney)


Action Date: July 16, 1927



   
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 Unit Assignments
6th Marine Regiment5th Marine RegimentNicaraguan National Guard Detachment
  1916-1920, 6th Marine Regiment
  1927-1929, 5th Marine Regiment
  1927-1929, Nicaraguan National Guard Detachment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1906-1909 Cuban Pacification (Second Occupation of Cuba)
  1916-1916 Invasion of the Dominican Republic (Dominican Campaign)/Battle of Guayacanas
  1917-1918 World War I
  1926-1933 US Second Occupation of Nicaragua
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