Haxer, John C, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 0311, Co A, 1st Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1943

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Detroit
Last Address
3171 Preston Street, Detroit, Michigan

Casualty Date
Jul 11, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Woodlawn National Cemetery - Elmira, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section G, Row 0, Grave 4798

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 0000
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD21st Marine RegimentUSMC (United States Marine Corps)1st Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 521, 3rd Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
  1942-1943, 776, 21st Marine Regiment
  1943-1943, 2531, 14th Replacement Bn
  1943-1943, 0311, Co A, 1st Raider Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/New Georgia Group Operation
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 11 Jul 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces in the vicinity of Enogai on New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
HAXER, John C., Pvt 521/745(Rifleman)      SN: 444528
Born:  14 Jun 1921 Michigan
Enlisted USMCR: 25 Aug 1942 (Home of Record: 3171 Preston Street, Detroit, Michigan)
Died: 11 Jul 1943 (KIA, Enogai, New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred:  Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, NY (Section G, Row 0, Grave 4798)
 
Headquarters, Central Recruiting Division, Chicago, IL
Aug 1942 Pvt, Hq, CRD, Chicago, IL “25Aug42; Jdenl at DHS Detroit, Mich. and tr to RD, MCB, San Diego, Calif.”
3rd Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Aug 1942 Pvt, 3rdRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA “25Aug42; 27, jdfr CRD; 25, Jdenl at DHS Detroit, Mich.”
Oct 1942 Pvt, 3rdRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA “13, fr USMCR Cl III(c) to Cl III(b); 21, to 3dMarDiv”
 
H&S Company, 19th Marines (Engineers), 3rd Marine Division, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Oct 1942 Pvt, H&S Co, 19thMar(Engr), 3rdMarDiv, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “25Aug42; 21, jdfr 3rdRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, Calif.”
Company E, 19th Marines (21st Marines), 3rd Marine Division, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Jan 1943 Pvt, Co E, 19thMar(21stMar), 3rdMarDiv, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “4, rank chgd to (CP), 6-23, spl temp det d at Comm Sch, Amphib Forces, Pac Fleet, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif.; 24, tr to TC, Post”
 
14th Replacement Battalion, FMF Training Center, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Jan 1943 Pvt, 14thReplBn, FMFTC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “25Aug42; 24, jdfr Co E, 19thMar, 21stMar, 3dMarDiv, FMF, Post”
Apr 1943 Pvt, 14thReplBn, FMF, In the Field “Emb 16Apr43 and sailed 18Apr43”
 
Company A, 1st Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1943 Pvt, Co A, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) “25Aug42; 4, emb abd USS CROSBY at Guadalcanal, B.S.I. and sailed therefrom same date; 4, underway; 5, landed on enemy territory and participated in action on New Georgia, B.S.I.;  11, KIA at Enogai, New Georgia, B.S.I and buried on island (Grave#2); GO#20 does not apply.”
 
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
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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