Algeo, Roy J, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 675, B Co, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Private 1st Class

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Wilkinsburg
Last Address
1123 South Ave, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania

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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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SCMarine Barracks1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)
  1942-1942, 521, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, SC
  1942-1943, 522, Marine Barracks Corpus Christi, TX
  1944-1944, 675, B Co, 1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  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
ALGEO, Roy J, Jr, PFC 521/522/675                  SN: 445512
Born: XX Xxx 1922 Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania
Enlisted: 19 Aug 1942 Pennsylvania (Home of Record: 1123 South Ave, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania)
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.
 
9th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Aug 1942 Pvt (Rec), 9thRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC
Oct 1942 Pvt (Rec), 9thRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC "2, qual MM; 20, tr fr USMCR Cl (III)c to USMCR Cl (III)b; 20, tr to MB, NAS, Corpus Christi, TX"
 
1st Guard Company, Marine Barracks, Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, TX
Oct 1942 Pvt, 1stGdCo, MB, NAS, Corpus Christi, TX "19Aug42; 22, jd fr 9thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC"
Jan 1943 PFC, 1stGdCo, MB, NAS, Corpus Christi, TX
Apr 1943 PFC, 1stGdCo, MB, NAS, Corpus Christi, TX
Jul 1943 PFC, 1stGdCo, MB, NAS, Corpus Christi, TX
Oct 1943 PFC, 1stGdCo, MB, NAS, Corpus Christi, TX "1-8 fur.; 20,to Hq FMF, San Diego Area, Camp Elliott, Linda Vista, CA"
 
Company D, Infantry Battalion, Training Center, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Oct 1943 PFC, Co D, InfBn, TC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA "19Aug42; 25, jdfr 1stGdCo, MB, NATC, Corpus Christi, Tex."

36th Replacement Battalion, Transient Center, 5th Amphibious Corps
Jan 1944 PFC, 36thReplBn, TranC, 5th AC "13, to 2dMarDiv, FMF"
 
B Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jan 1944 PFC, B Co, 1stBn, 6thMarines, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Camp Tarawa, Hilo, Hawaii, T.H.) "13, jdfr 36thReplBn, TranC, 5th AC"
Apr 1944 PFC 675, B Co, 1stBn, 6thMarines, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Camp Tarawa, Hilo, Hawaii, T.H.)
Jun 1944 PFC 675, B Co, 1stBn, 6thMarines, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Saipan, Marianas Islands) "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
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
Rifle Marksman Badge

 
   
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