Aasvik, Ingvard T, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 745, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)/G Co
Service Years
1941 - 1942

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Home Country
Norway
Norway
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Oslo
Last Address
23 Randolph Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey

Casualty Date
Oct 08, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Remains non-recoverable

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1942, World War II Fallen


 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 0000
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/2nd Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)Marine Barracks5th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
  1941-1941, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/2nd Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
  1941-1942, 522, Marine Barracks Navy Yard WASHDC
  1942-1942, 745, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)/G Co
  1942-1942, 745, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)/G Co
  1942-1942, 745, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)/G Co
 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)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 08 Oct 1942, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
AASVIK, Ingvard T., Pvt  521/522/745                      SN: 304819
Born: XX Xxx 1922 Oslo, Norway
Enlisted USMC: 04 Mar 1941 (Home of Record: 23 Randolph Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey)
Died: 08 Oct 1942 (KIA, Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands)
Interred:  Interred in the field on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. His name is inscribed on the memorial at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, P.I. (Tablets of the Missing).
 
Headquarters, Eastern Recruiting Division, Philadelphia, PA
Feb 1941 Pvt, Hq, ERD, Phila., PA “11Feb41; Acc & Enl at DHS New York, NY; 11, to RD, MB, Parris Island, SC”
2nd Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Mar 1941 Pvt, 2ndRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC “4Mar41; 11, Jdenl fr DHS New York, NY”
Apr 1941 Pvt, 2ndRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC “19, qual SS; 30, Trans to MB, NYd, Washington, D.C.”
 
Guard Company, Marine Barracks, Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
Apr 1941 Pvt, GdCo, MB, NYd, Washington, DC “4Mar41; 30, jdfr 2ndRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC”
Jul 1941 Pvt, GdCo, MB, NYd, Washington, DC “Det d, MD, NTpS, Alexandria, Va.”
Oct 1941 Pvt, GdCo, MB, NYd, Washington, DC ”Det d, MD, NTpS, Alexandria, Va.”
Jan 1942 Pvt, GdCo, MB, NYd, Washington, DC “1-8, conf ART1 SCM; 24Dec41, SCN conv for (1) AOL fr 4:00pm to 7:00pm, 20Dec41; (2) sleeping on watch on 20Dec41; sent to be red next inf rank and LP $15.00 per mo for prd of 6 mos, TLP $90.00; SCM appd by CA 7, 9, SCM appd by ISinC; 9, restored to d.”
 
Company G, 2ndBattalion, 5thMarines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, Marine Barracks, New River, NC
Apr 1942 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, MB, New River, NC “9, awd DC at OH by CO; 10, tried by DC for AOL fr 6:01am, 6 to 8:30am, 8 when reported at MB, New River, NC. Sent to sol conf on B&W for a prd of 15 days, with full rat every 5th day, and LP $10.00 per mo for prd of 2 mos, TLP $20.00. App by CA 10; 11-25, conf Div Brig ser sent DC.”
Company G, 2ndBattalion, 5thMarines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1942 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (At Sea) “1 only at McKay’s Crossing Camp, Paekakariki, N.Z.; 2, emb on bd USS NEVILLE at Wellington, N.Z., 2-21, at Wellington, N.Z.; 22-27, at sea; 28 only, at Suva, Fiji; 29-31, at sea, enroute to Solomon Islands.”
Aug 1942 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tulagi, B.S.I.)
Sep 1942 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.)
Oct 1942 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) “4Mar41; 8, Killed in action at Guadalcanal, B.S.I.; (GSW’s chest); GO#20 does not apply; Char: EXC; 9, remains interred at forks of Matanikau River, Guadalcanal, B.S.I.”

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
American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
Rifle Sharpshooter Badge
 
   
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