Nodland, Franklin Merrill, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 745, Co A, 2nd Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1942

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Marshalltown
Last Address
Marshalltown, Iowa

Casualty Date
Aug 17, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 60 Site 8042

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Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 745, Co A, 2nd Raider Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Eastern Solomons (Stewart Island)
  1942-1942 Pacific Specified Raids Campaign (1942)/Makin Island Raid
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Service number 333878

PVT NODLAND WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY A SNIPER DURING THE RAID BY THE USMC RAIDERS ON MAKIN ISLAND IN AUG, 1942.

HIS BODY WAS NOT LOCATED AND HE WAS LISTED AS MIA UNTIL HIS REMAINS WERE LOCATED IN NOV 1999.
   
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