Begay, Samuel H, PFC

Deceased
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
642-Navajo Code Talker
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 642, 4th Marine Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private 1st Class

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1914
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Cpl Roger Rape (Mouse)-Deceased to remember Marine PFC Samuel H Begay (Navajo Code Talker (first 29)).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Ft Defiance
Last Address
Ft Defiance, NM

Date of Passing
Jun 30, 1984
 
Location of Interment
Desert View Cemetery - Winslow, Arizona
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Navajo Code Talkers Congressional Medal


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)


 Military Association Memberships
Navajo Code Talkers Association
  2012, Navajo Code Talkers Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

HE WAS ASSIGNED TO THE 4th MARINE DIV

WAS PRESENTED THE CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL IN JULY 2001

   
Other Comments:
PFC BEGAY WAS BURIED IN THE DESERT VIEW CEMETERY IN WINSLOW, AZ

HE WAS ONE OF THE ORIGINAL 29 NAVAJO CODE TALKERS
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 382
 Unit Assignments
Navajo Code Talkers Radio School4th Marine Division
  1942-1942, 642, Navajo Code Talkers Radio School
  1942-1945, 642, 4th Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
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