Marston, John, MGen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1946, 9903, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
Service Years
1908 - 1946
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Arctic Circle Certificate (Bluenose)
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate
Icelandic Domain Certificate
Shellback Certificate

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by CWO2 Philip E. Montroy to remember Marine MGen John Marston.

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Lexington, VA

Date of Passing
Nov 25, 1957
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Commander In Chief Pacific (CINCPAC) USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Medal Shellback Bluenose

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Upon his retirement from the USMC in 1942, MGen Marston moved to the Lexington, VA area, where he lived until his death.
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 Unit Assignments
Marine Barracks Annapolis, MDMARDET (Afloat)1st Marine RegimentUSMC (United States Marine Corps)
US Navy/US Naval AcademyMCB Quantico, VAMCB Quantico, VAH&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)
MARDET American Legation, Peking, China4th Marine Regiment1st Provisional Marine Brigade, Iceland2nd Marine Division
US Pacific Command (PACOM)MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1908-1908, 0301, Marine Barracks Annapolis, MD
  1908-1914, 0302, MARDET (Afloat)
  1914-1915, 0302, 1st Marine Regiment
  1915-1918, 0302, MarDet Haitian Constabulary
  1918-1920, 9905, US Navy/US Naval Academy
  1920-1922, 0302, MCB Quantico, VA
  1922-1924, 0302, Marine Expeditionary Force, Nicaragua
  1924-1930, 0302, MCB Quantico, VA
  1930-1935, 0130, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)
  1935-1938, 0302, MARDET American Legation, Peking, China
  1938-1939, 9906, 4th Marine Regiment
  1941-1942, 9903, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, Iceland
  1942-1942, 8003, 2nd Marine Division
  1942-1944, 9903, US Pacific Command (PACOM)
  1944-1946, 9903, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)/Battle and Occupation of Veracruz (1914)
  1917-1918 World War I
  1920-1920 US Occupation of Haiti
  1922-1924 US Occupation of Nicaragua
  1937-1938 China Service 1937-1939
  1937-1939 China Service 1937-1939
  1941-1941 World War II/American Theater
  1941-1942 World War II/American Theater/Defense of Iceland Base
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Eastern Solomons (Stewart Island)
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