Begay, Jerry Claschee, Sr, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
642-Navajo Code Talker
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 776, Naval Hospital Long Beach, US Navy
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Staff Sergeant


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Cpl Roger Rape (Mouse)-Deceased to remember Marine SSgt Jerry Claschee, Sr Begay (Navajo Code Talker).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Sheep Springs, AZ
Last Address
Lukachukai, AZ

Date of Passing
May 26, 2008
Location of Interment
Memory Gardens of Farmington - Farmington, New Mexico
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Navajo Code Talkers Congressional Medal

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

 Military Association Memberships
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Navajo Code Talkers Association
  2016, Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
  2016, Navajo Code Talkers Association

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), D/297
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SDMCB Camp PendletonNavajo Code Talkers Radio SchoolUSMC (United States Marine Corps)
Ships At Sea2nd Marine RegimentUS NavyNaval Hospital Long Beach, US Navy
  1943-1943, 9900, 5th Recruit Training Bn
  1943-1943, 776, H&S Bn, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1943-1943, 642, Navajo Code Talkers Radio School
  1943-1943, 642, Signal Bn MCB San Diego
  1943-1943, 642, 28th Replacement Bn
  1943-1943, 642, USS William P Biddle (APA-8)
  1943-1943, 642, USS CRATER (AK-70)
  1943-1944, 642, HQ Co, 2nd Marine Regiment
  1944-1944, 642, Fleet Mobile Hospital 10, Solomon Islands, US Navy
  1944-1944, 776, US Naval Hospital Puget Sound, US Navy
  1944-1945, 776, Naval Hospital Long Beach, US Navy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation (1943)/Battle of Tarawa
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Tinian (1944)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
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