Huber, Frank, Pvt

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

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Redington
Last Address
RD.4, Box C-56, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Casualty Date
Aug 07, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Union Cemetery - Hellertown, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plan 4, Section 3-A

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 00
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)1st Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
  1942-1942, 0311, 1st Raider Bn/Co D
  1942-1942, 0311, 1st Raider Bn/Co D
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo) /Tulagi Island landing
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 7 Aug 1942, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Tulagi, British Solomon Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
HUBER, Frank, Pvt 521/745               SN: 388914
Born:  16 Dec 1922 Redington, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Enlisted USMC: 13 Apr 1942 (Home of Record: RD.4, Box C-56, Bethlehem, PA)
Died: 07 Aug 1942 (KIA, Tulagi Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Union Cemetery, Hellertown, Northampton County, PA (Plan 4, Section 3-A)
 
Headquarters, Eastern Recruiting Division, 1700 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
Apr 1942 Pvt, Hq, ERD, Phila., PA “13Apr42; 13, Jd enl at DHS Philadelphia, Pa. and to tr to MB, Parris Island, SC”
4th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Apr 1942 Pvt, 4thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC “13Apr42; 14, Jdfr ERD; 13, enl at RS Philadelphia, Pa.”
 
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) “7, Killed in Action”
 
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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