Adler, Glen M, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 604, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)/C Co
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
St. Paul
Last Address
St. Paul, Minnesota

Casualty Date
Jun 15, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Saipan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Buried At Sea by Naval Authority

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USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)
  1942-1942, 521, 1st Recruit Training Bn
  1942-1942, 504, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)/D Co
  1942-1943, 504, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)/D Co
  1943-1944, 504, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)/D Co
  1944-1944, 604, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)/C Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation (1943)/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 15 June 1944, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
ADLER, Glen M, PFC 521/504/604                        SN: 370899
Born: XX Xxx 19XX St. Paul, Minnesota
Enlisted: 13 Feb 1942 St. Paul, Minnesota (Home of Record: 1612 W. Minnehaha Street, St. Paul, Minnesota)
Died: 15 Jun 1944 (KIA, Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands)
Interred:  Buried at Sea by Naval Authority. His name is inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing of the Honolulu Memorial, located at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, HI.
 
1st Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, MCB, San Diego, CA
Feb 1942 Pvt (Recruit) 1stRecBn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA “13Feb42”
Apr 1942 Pvt (Recruit) 1stRecBn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA” 4, to 2dMarDiv, FMF, Post”
 
D Co, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Apr 1942 Pvt, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA”16Feb42; 4, Jd fr 1stRecBn, RD, MCB, San Diego,CA”
Jul 1942 Pvt, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “7-13, trained at Camp C.J.Miller, Del Mar, CA”
 
D Co, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Oct 1942 PFC, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, At Sea (Wellington, New Zealand) “1, pro.(temp)”
Jan 1943 PFC, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands)
Apr 1943 PFC, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, NZ) “30 only sk, “C” 2dMedBn”
Jul 1943 PFC, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, NZ)”24-31, sk “C” 2dMedBn”
Oct 1943 PFC, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, NZ)”5-10, on board USS ORMSBY for amphibious training; 23, emb on board USS FELAND, 23-31, on board USS FELAND at Wellington, N.Z.”
Nov 1943 PFC, D Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tarawa, Gilbert Islands)
C Co, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jan 1944 PFC, C Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Camp Tarawa, Hilo, Hawaii, T.H.) ”26, jdfr Co“D”
Apr 1944 PFC, C Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field "604"
Jun 1944 PFC, C Co, 1stBn, 6thMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field “ 604;15, KIA”
 
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
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-3 stars
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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