Chambers, Russell A, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 604, 1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)/H&S Co
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Iwo Jima Certificate

Private 1st Class

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Charles
Last Address
Charles, Va

Casualty Date
Feb 20, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Cape Charles Cemetery - Cape Charles, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unofficial Badges 


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

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 849
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)24th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)
  1942-1942, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
  1943-1943, 745, 1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)/B Co
  1944-1944, 675, 1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)/B Co
  1944-1944, 604, 1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)/B Co
  1944-1945, 604, 1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)/H&S Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Flintlock/Battle of Roi-Namur Island
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 20 Feb 1945, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Iwo Jima Island, Bonin (Volcano) Islands.
 
   
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