Treadway, James Benjamin, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Perry
Last Address
Walnut Creek, California

Casualty Date
Mar 19, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Japan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Golden Gate National Cemetery - San Bruno, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION C, SITE 493

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


 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Parachute Regiment28th Marine Regiment
  1943-1945, 745, 1st Parachute Regiment
  1945-1945, 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
PFC James Treadway entered the Marine Corps in August 1942.

He was trained as a parachutist and served in the South Pacific, Solomon Islands, 1943-4, L Company, 3rd Parahute Battalion, 1st Parachute Regiment.

He then was transferred to  B Company, 1st Battalion, 28th Marines.

He was severely wounded by shrapnel to both legs on 2 March 1945.  He died of those wound son 19 March 1945.

Initially interred on Guam where he had died. He was interred in Golden Gate National Cemetery, California.  He has a cenotaph in Grace Hill Cemetery, Perry, Noble County, Oklahoma
   
Comments/Citation
Note: James was a direct descendant of a Cherokee Strip Pioneer, his mother, Clara E. Berger Treadway. His mother was living in Walnut Creek, California at the time of his loss. She and William F. Treadway had 5 children prior to his unfortunate death as an officer of the Perry Police Department, 21 February 1930.
   
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