Flanagan, Andrew E, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 0311, Co D, 1st Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1942

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Towson
Last Address
12 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Towson, Baltimore, MD

Casualty Date
Aug 09, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Baltimore National Cemetery - Baltimore, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section D, Row 0, Site 1079

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 00
 Unit Assignments
4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre), RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island1st Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 521, 4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre), RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
  1942-1942, 0311, Co D, 1st Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 0311, Co D, 1st Raider Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo) /Tulagi Island landing
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Died 09 Aug 1942, of wounds received in action on 08 Aug 1942, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Tulagi, British Solomon Islands.
   
Comments/Citation
FLANAGAN, Andrew E., Pvt 521/745                       SN: 370538
Born:  30 Jul 1923 Maryland
Enlisted USMC: 29 Jan 1942 (Home of Record: 12 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Towson, Baltimore, MD)
Died of Wounds: 09 Aug 1942 (WIA, Tulagi Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, MD (Section D, Row 0, Site 1079)
 
Headquarters, Eastern Recruiting Division, 1700 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
Jan 1942 Pvt, Hq, ERD, Phila., PA “29Jan42; 29, Jd enl at DHS Baltimore, Md. and to tr to MB, Parris Island, S.C.”
4th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Jan 1942 Pvt, 4thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC “29Jan42; 30, Jd enl at SDHS Baltimore, Md.”
 
Company D, Rear Echelon, 1st Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Barracks, Quantico, VA
Apr 1942 Pvt, Co D, Rear Echelon, 1stMarRdrBn, MB, Quantico, VA “1-20, at MB, Quantico, Va.; 21-30, abd USS MC KEAN and USS STRINGHAM conn trng exercises; 30, disemb at MB, Quantico, Va.”
Company D, 1st Marine Raider Battalion, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1942 Pvt, Co D, 1stMarRdrBn, FMF, In the Field (Tutuila, Samoa & Noumea, New Caledonia) “1-4, (Rear Echelon)at Tutuila, Samoa; 4, emb on bd USS HEYWOOD for trans from Tutuila, Samoa to Noumea, New Caledonia; 5-9, underway; 10, arr at Noumea, New Caledonia; 23, emb on bd USS MC KEAN for spl assignment and sailed same date.”
Aug 1942 Pvt, Co D, 1stMarRdrBn, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tulagi, British Solomon Is) “8, Wounded in Action; 9, Died of Wounds”
 
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-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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