Ripley, Warren A, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 0756, 1st AntiAircraft Artillery Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Private 1st Class


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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oak Park, Illinois
Last Address
Oak Park, Illinois

Casualty Date
Mar 05, 1944
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Eastern Mandates Campaign (1944)/Operation Flintlock
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section C Site 1165

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Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Defense BnUSMC (United States Marine Corps)
  1943-1944, 0756, 2nd Defense Bn
  1943-1944, 0756, 1st AntiAircraft Artillery Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Eastern Mandates Campaign (1944)/Operation Flintlock
 Colleges Attended
Columbia University
  1939-1940, Bard College
  1940-1942, Columbia University
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Last Known Activity

Extract from Page 14 of the Oak Park Oak Leaves, Thursday, April 06, 1944, Oak Park, Illinois
Warren A. Ripley,
a Marine, Loses Life in Gilberts

Pfc. Warren A. Ripley, U.S.M.C., lost his life in the Gilbert islands in service with the Marine Corps, according to official word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Ripley of Smith town, Long Island and 277 Park avenue, New York City.

Pfc. Ripley was the grandson of Mrs. Clark B. Albro, of 1014 Pleasant and the late Mr. Albro, The paternal grandparents were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Ripley, who lived at 414 South Maple.

A graduate of Dublin school and a student at Bard college, Columbia university, he left to volunteer for enlistment in the Marine Corps in August, 1942, after which he trained at Parris Island, S. C., and New River, N. C. In the fall of 1943, he was transferred to active duty in the Southwest Pacific.

Surviving, besides his parents, is his brother, Lt. (j.g.) John C. Ripley, U.S.N.R., who is on active duty with the naval air force.

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