Upthegrove, Earl Charles, Jr., SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0811-Field Artillery Cannoneer
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1948-1949, 0811, 2nd 105 Howitzer Btry
Service Years
1937 - 1952

Staff Sergeant


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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
2532 Mayfield, Montrose, California

Date of Passing
May 29, 2003
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Shellback

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Marksman

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Navy Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 0001
 Unit Assignments
MarForRes1st Recruit Training Bn USMC (United States Marine Corps)2nd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (2/12)
3rd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (3/12)Marine Barracks Moffett Field, CA.Marine Barracks
  1937-1938, 13th Marine Corps District
  1938-1940, 13th Marine Corps District
  1940-1940, 1st Recruit Training Bn
  1942-1942, 0811, 5th 105 Howitzer Btry
  1942-1944, 0811, E Btry, 2nd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (2/12)
  1944-1944, 0811, 3rd 105mm Howitzer Btry
  1944-1945, 0811, H Btry, 3rd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (3/12)
  1945-1946, Marine Barracks Moffett Field, CA.
  1946-1946, Marine Barracks Treasure Island, CA
  1948-1949, 0811, 2nd 105 Howitzer Btry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Treasury-Bougainville Campaign (1943)/Landings at Cape Torokina
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Evacuation of Hungnam
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
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