Elliott, Frank Edward, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
636-Intelligence Man
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 636, HQ Co, 1st Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1943

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Webberville
Last Address
686 Kane Road, Rt. 1, Webberville, Michigan

Casualty Date
Jul 16, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot 64

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 0000
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD1st Raider Bn1st Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 521, 5th Recruit Training Bn
  1942-1942, 0311, Co E, 1st Raider Bn
  1942-1943, 0311, Co E, 1st Raider Bn
  1943-1943, 636, HQ Co, 1st Raider Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo) /Tulagi Island landing
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/New Georgia Group Operation
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 16 Jul 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces in the vicinity of Enogai Point on New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands.

Burial:
Webberville Cemetery,
2985 So Webberville Rd.,
Webberville, MI 48892
   
Comments/Citation
ELLIOTT, Frank E., PFC 521/745/636(Intelligence)              SN: 382787
Born:  19 Jan 1913
Enlisted USMC: 16 Mar 1942 (Home of Record: 686 Kane Road, Rt. 1, Webberville, Michigan)
Died: 16 Jul 1943 (KIA, Enogai Point, New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Webberville Cemetery, Webberville,  County, MI (Section , Lot , Grave )
 
Headquarters, Central Recruiting Division, Chicago, IL
Mar 1942 Pvt, Hq, CRD, Chicago, IL ‚??16Mar42; Jdenl at DHS Detroit, Mich. and tr to RD, MB, PI, SC‚??
5th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Mar 1942 Pvt, 5thRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA ‚??16Mar42; 18, jdfr CRD; 16, enl DHS Detroit, Mich.‚??
Apr 1942 Pvt, 5thRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA
 
Company E, 1st Marine Raider Battalion, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1942 Pvt, Co E, 1stMarRdrBn, FMF, In the Field (Tutuila, Samoa & Noumea, New Caledonia) ‚??1-4, 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; 11, disemb; 25, emb on bd USS MONOWIA for spl assignment and sailed same date.‚??
Aug 1942 Pvt, Co E, 1stMarRdrBn, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tulagi, B.S.I.)
Sep 1942 Pvt, Co E, 1stMarRdrBn, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.)
 
Company E, 1st Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Jan 1943 PFC, Co E, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (Noumea, N.C.) ‚??1-5, at Wellington, N.Z.; 6, sailed; 6-9, underway; 10, arr & disemb at Noumea, N.C.‚??
Headquarters Company, 1st Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1943 PFC, HqCo, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) ‚??(Int Sec); 16-20, on bd APD in conn with spl trng.‚??
Jul 1943 PFC, HqCo, 1stRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) ‚??16Mar42; (Int Sec); 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.;  16, KIA against the enemy at New Georgia, B.S.I. Buried 200 yards east of bridge near outpost on Enogai Point; 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
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-2 stars
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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