Grove, Norman Allen, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
675-Messenger
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 604, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Nebraska
Nebraska
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Omaha
Last Address
Omaha

Casualty Date
May 02, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Not Specified
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
Location of Interment
Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Omaha, Nebraska
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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


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 Unit Assignments
28th Marine Regiment
  1944-1945, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
  1945-1945, 604, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Colleges Attended
Northwestern University
  1943-1943, Northwestern University
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Norman Grove enlisted on 10 December 1942. 

January 1943, he was selected for the Marine Detachment, Navy V-12 Unit, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.  Attached to the Platoon Leaders Unit, 9th Reserve District, July 1943.  Rank of PFC, assigned to Northwestern program.

January 1944, with 1st Raider Company, Raider Battalion, Training Center, Camp Pendleton, California. This unit was disbanded 19 January 1944. Then assigned to 2nd Battalion, 27th Marines.

April 1944, Company C, 1st Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division, FMF, Camp Pendletong, California, PFC. MOS 745. MOS 504 in July 1944. MOS 675 October 1944.

January 1945 enroute from Hawaii absoard the USS DIckens.

He served with 1st Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division during the invasion of Iwo Jima.  He was severely wounded by a shrapnel wound on 19 February 1945, dying of those wounds on 2 March 1945..


 
   
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