Grier, Roy M, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Primary Unit
1942-1943, 521, 1st Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Sergeant

 
 

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Eufaula, AL

Casualty Date
Sep 25, 1997
 
Cause
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Reason
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Location
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Conflict
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Location of Interment
Midway Baptist Cemetery - Midway, Alabama
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Raider Bn
  1942-1943, 521, 1st Raider Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/New Georgia Group Operation
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

BURIED_  Midway Cemetery in Midway, Al
   
Comments/Citation

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star (Army Award) to Private Roy M. Grier (MCSN: 471755), United States Marine Corps, for gallantry in action at New Georgia, Solomon Islands. While acting as a point of a reconnaissance patrol he aggressively fired a burst of sub-machine-gun fire into an enemy patrol killing an officer, wounding a member, and dispersing the remainder of the patrol on 25 July 1943.

General Orders: Headquarters, United States Army Forces in the South Pacific Area, General Orders No. 434 (November 24, 1943)

Action Date: July 25, 1943

Service:  Marine Corps

Rank: Private
   
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