Hubert, Raymond J, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
600-Machine Gun Leader
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 600, B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Tomah
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 02, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
Location of Interment
Saint Marys Cemetery - Tomah, Wisconsin
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen


 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD1st Parachute Regiment28th Marine Regiment
  1942-1943, 521, 2nd Recruit Training Bn
  1943-1944, 604, 3rd Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
  1944-1945, 600, B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Vella Lavella
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 02 March 1945, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
HUBERT, Raymond J., Cpl, 521/745/604/605/600               SN: 507199
Born: 01 May 1924 Tomah, Monroe County, Wisconsin
Enlisted USMC: 03 Dec 1942 (Home of Record: Rt 4, Tomah, Wisconsin)
Died: 02 Mar 1945 (KIA, Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands)
Interred: St. Mary’s Cemetery, Tomah, Monroe County, WI (Section , Grave )

2nd Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Dec 1942 Pvt, 2ndRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA "3Dec42; 6, Jdfr CRD; 3, enl DHS Milwaukee, Wis."
Jan 1943 Pvt, 2ndRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA "27, to ParaTrngS, Camp Gillespie, MCB, Post"

Company A, Parachute Training School, Camp Gillespie, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Jan 1943 Pvt, Co A, ParaTrngS, Camp Gillespie, MCB, San Diego, CA "3Dec42; 27, jdfr 2dRBn, RDep, MCB, Post"
Apr 1943 Pvt, Co A, ParaTrngS, Camp Gillespie, MCB, San Diego, CA "3Dec42; 8, jdfr HqCo, ParaTrngS, Post; 12, desig Stud Para; 12-30, Stud Para"
Parachute Replacement Company, School Battalion, Training Center, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Jul 1943 PFC, ParaReplCo, SBn, TC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA "Para"

28th Replacement Battalion, FMF, in the Field
Oct 1943 PFC, 28thReplBn, FMF, In the Field "1-3, at sea; 4, arr & disemb at Noumea, N.C.; 6, to 1st MarParaRegt, FMF"

3rd Marine Parachute Battalion, 1st Marine Parachute Regiment, 1st MAC, FMF, In the Field
Oct 1943 PFC, Co L, 3rdParaBn, 1stMarParReg, 1stMAC, FMF, In the Field "3Dec42; Para; 11, jdfr 28thReplBn, ; 13, emb on board LST V-11-D at Guadalcanal, B.S.I. and sailed therefr; 14, arr & disemb at Vella Lavella, B.S.I."
Jan 1944 PFC, Co L, 3rdParaBn, 1stMarParReg, 1stMAC, FMF, In the Field "Para; 15, emb abd LST#6 at Bougainville, B.S.I.; 16, sailed therefrom; 17, enroute; 18, arr & disemb at Guadalcanal, B.S.I."

Company B, 1st Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division, FMF, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Apr 1944 Pvt, Co B, 1stBn, 28thMar, 5thMarDiv, FMF, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "604"
Jul 1944 PFC, Co B, 1stBn, 28thMar, 5thMarDiv, FMF, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "605"
Company B, 1st Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Oct 1944 Cpl, Co B, 1stBn, 28thMar, 5thMarDiv, FMF, In the Field "600"
Jan 1945 Cpl, Co B, 1stBn, 28thMar, 5thMarDiv, FMF, In the Field "600; 10, emb & 11 sailed fr Camp Drewes, Hawaii, T.H. via LST#1; 17, arr & disemb at Lahaini Roads, Maui, T.H.; 17, emb & sailed fr Lahaini Roads, Maui, T.H. via USS DICKENS; 18 arr at Honolulu, T.H. and 27, sailed therefrom."
Feb 1945 Cpl, Co B, 1stBn, 28thMar, 5thMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands) "600; 19, disemb at Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands; 19-28, participated in the battle of Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands"
Mar 1945 Cpl, Co B, 1st Bn, 28th Mar, 5th MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands) "507119; 600; 1-2, participated in the battle of Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands; 2, Killed in action against the enemy, Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands"

Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards for WWII:
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-3 stars
World War II Victory Medal
Basic Parachutist Badge
   
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