Hodges, Burrell D, Pvt

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1943-1943, 0311, Co C, 1st Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1943



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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
1820 Claiborne Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia

Casualty Date
Jul 09, 1943
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
Solomon Islands
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section F, Row 2, Grave 67

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World War II Fallen
  2016, World War II Fallen

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 0000
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris IslandMarine BarracksUSMC (United States Marine Corps)I Marine Amphibious Corps (I MAC)
1st Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
  1942-1942, 528, Marine Barracks Newport, RI
  1942-1942, 0300, 4th Replacement Bn, Staging Regiment
  1942-1943, 0300, Service Bn, I Marine Amphibious Corps (I MAC)
  1943-1943, 0311, Co C, 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, 09 Jul 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces in the vicinity of Enogai Point on New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands.
HODGES, Burrell D., Jr, Pvt 521/522/745(Rifleman)                       SN: 347897
Born:  12 Feb 1926 Norfolk, Virginia
Enlisted USMC: 07 Jan 1942 (Home of Record: 1820 Claiborne Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia)
Died: 09 Jul 1943 (KIA, Enogai Point, New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Fort William McKinley Cemetery, Manila, P.I. (Section F, Row 2, Grave 67)
Headquarters, Eastern Recruiting Division, 1700 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA
Jan 1942 Pvt, Hq, ERD, Phila., PA “7Jan42; Jdenl at RS Washington, D.C., and tr to RD, MB, Parris Island, SC”
10th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Jan 1942 Pvt, 10thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC “7Jan42; 8, jdenl fr RS Washington, D.C.”
2nd Guard Company, Marine Barracks, Naval Operating Base, Newport, RI
Apr 1942 Pvt, 2ndGdCo, MB, NOB, Newport, RI “7Jan42”
Jul 1942 Pvt, 2ndGdCo, MB, NOB, Newport, RI “1-3, Conf ser sent SCM, App ISinC 19Jun42; 4-14, PAL, 8, SCM Pub sent to BCD. Rem to 6 mos prob. App CA, 25Jun42, ISinC 2Jul42, 14-31, Conf ser Sent.”
4th Replacement Battalion, Fleet Marine Force, In the Field
Oct 1942 Pvt, 4thReplBn, FMF, In the Field (Aboard USS TRYON) “19, emb and 20, sailed abd USS TRYON at San Diego, Calif.”
Service Company, Special & Service Battalion, Corps Troops, 1st Marine Amphibious Corps, In the Field
Jan 1943 Pvt, SerCo, Spl&SerBn, Corps Trs, IMAC, In the Field
Company C 1st Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1943 Pvt, Co C, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (Noumea, N.C.) “10-14 and 22-24, on bd APD in conn with spl trng”
Jul 1943 Pvt, Co C, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) “7Jan42; 4, emb abd USS SCHLEY 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.;  09, KIA at Enogai Point on New Georgia, B.S.I. and buried in Grave #5, Row #5, Plot #27, New Georgia Cemetery; 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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