Baccaro, David J, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 0311, Golf Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
Service Years
1943 - 1944

Private

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Newark
Last Address
168 Grafton Ave., Newark, New Jersey

Casualty Date
Aug 02, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Northern Mariana Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery - North Arlington, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

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French Fourragere


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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National Registry
  2015, World War II Fallen
  2015, WW II Memorial National Registry


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
1st Recruit Training Bn (Cadre), RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
  1943-1944, 0300, 1st Recruit Training Bn (Cadre), RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
  1944-1944, 0311, Golf Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 02 Aug 1944, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Tinian, Northern Marianas Islands.
   
Comments/Citation
BACCARO, David J, Pvt 745                 SN: 925022
Born: 28 Nov 1921 Newark, New Jersey
Enlisted: Dec 1943 New York, NY (Home of Record: 168 Grafton Ave., Newark, New Jersey)
Died: 02 Aug 1944 (KIA, Tinian, Marianas Islands)
Interred: Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ (Bergen County)

1st Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Jan 1944 Pvt (Rec) 1st RecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC

51st Replacement Battalion, Camp Lejeune, New River, NC
Apr 1944 Pvt, 51stReplBn, CamLej, New River, NC “925022, 745”
 
58th Replacement Battalion, Transient Center, FMF, Pacific, c/o FPO San Francisco, CA
Jul 1944 Pvt, HqCo, ReplBn, TC, V AC “925022, 745; 27, to 2ndMarDiv, VAC”

G Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division
Jul 1944 Pvt 745; G Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Saipan, Marianas) ”925022,745; 27, jdfr 58thReplBn”

Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards for WWII:
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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