Yost, Leslie Sterling, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 604, B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Service Years
1944 - 1945

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chappell
Last Address
Denver, Colorado

Casualty Date
Mar 06, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
Location of Interment
Fort McPherson National Cemetery - Maxwell, Nebraska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
F 0 103

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World War II Fallen
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
28th Marine Regiment
  1944-1945, 604, B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity



Apr 1944
(Pvt) Second Recruit Bn, Training Regiment, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, California
Jul 1944
(Pvt)(504) 1Stbn, 28Thmar, 5Thmardiv, Fmf, Camp Joseph H Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif
Oct 1944
(Pvt) 1Stbn, 28Thmar, 5Thmardiv, Fmf, C/O Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Calif
Jan 1945
(Pvt)(604)1Stbn, 28Thmar, 5Thmardiv, Fmf, C/O Fleet Post Office, San Francisco, Calif
Mar 1945
Wounded on Iwo Jima and medical evacute to Naval Hospital Guam where he died from his wounds.

   
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