McKee, Berlyn P, Cpl

Fallen
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
737-Rifle NCO
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 746, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Corporal

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Indiana
Indiana
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Goshen
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 09, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery - Kokomo, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen


 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
USMC (United States Marine Corps)1st Parachute Regiment28th Marine Regiment
  1942-1942, 521, 7th Recruit Bn (Cadre) MCB San Diego, CA
  1942-1944, 745, 3rd Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
  1944-1945, 746, 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
Died of Wounds received in action, 09 March 1945, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
 
   
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