Bigger, Warner Thomas, Col

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
8041-Colonel, Ground
Primary Unit
1956-1959, 8041, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC), Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1939 - 1982
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address

Date of Passing
Jun 03, 2001
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sect 66 Site 6425

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Additional Information
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Basic Parachutist

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Marine BarracksMARDET (Afloat)MARDET USS Lexington (CV-16)USMC (United States Marine Corps)
1st Parachute Regiment5th Marine DivisionHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)MCB Quantico, VA
Marine Security Guard (MSG)MCB Quantico, VA7th Marine RegimentH&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC), Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1939-1940, 0301, Marine Barracks Navy Yard, League Island, PA
  1940-1940, 0301, MARDET USS Helena CL-50
  1940-1941, 0301, MARDET USS Lexington (CV-16)
  1941-1941, 0302, (Army) Basic Airborne School
  1941-1944, 0302, 2nd Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
  1944-1946, 0302, HQ Bn
  1946-1947, 0302, I&I Staff San Francisco, CA
  1947-1949, 0302, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1949-1950, 0302, MCB Quantico, VA
  1950-1951, 0302, MSG Bn, HQ Co Arlington, VA
  1951-1953, 0302, HQ, MCB Quantico
  1953-1954, 0302, Ordnance School Quantico
  1955-1955, 0302, 7th Marine Regiment
  1956-1959, 8041, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC), Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Raid on Choiseul
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended
University of Florida
  1935-1939, University of Florida
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