Arden, Dexter C, Pvt

Fallen
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
View Time Line
Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1942-1942, 745, E Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
Service Years
1942 - 1942

Private

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 


Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1918
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Sgt Mike Fullarton (Program) to remember Marine Pvt Dexter C Arden.

If you knew or served with this Marine and have additional information or photos to support this Page, please leave a message for the Page Administrator(s) HERE.
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
Niota
Last Address
P.O. Box 302, Niota, Tennessee

Casualty Date
Nov 03, 1942
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Niota Cemetery, Niota, TN

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 


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

 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 0000
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris IslandE Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
  1942-1942, 521, 10th Recruit Training Bn, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
  1942-1942, 521, E Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
  1942-1942, 745, E Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
  1942-1942, 745, E Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
 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, 03 Nov 1942, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
ARDEN, Dexter C., Pvt 521/745                  SN: 363791
Born: 26 Jan 1918 Tennessee
Enlisted USMC: 14 Feb 1942 (Home of Record: P.O. Box 302, Niota, Tennessee)
Died: 03 Nov 1942 (KIA, Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands)
Interred:  Niota Cemetery, Niota, TN (Section , Row , Grave ).
 
Southern Recruiting Division, New Orleans, LA
Feb 1942 Pvt, SRD, New Orleans, LA “14Feb42; Enl at DHS Nashville, Tenn. and to RD, MB, Parris Island, SC same day”
10th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Feb 1942 Pvt, 10thRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC “14Feb42; 15, Jdenl fr DHS Nashville, Tenn.”
Apr 1942 Pvt, 10thRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC “6, to 1stMarDiv, FMF, MB, New River, NC”
 
Company E, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, Marine Barracks, New River, NC
Apr 1942 Pvt, Co E, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, MB, New River, NC “14Feb42; 7, jdfr 10thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC”
Company E, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1942 Pvt, Co E, 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 E, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Tulagi, B.S.I.)
Sep 1942 Pvt, Co E, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) “1-30, engaged in action against the enemy at Guadalcanal, B.S.I.”
Oct 1942 Pvt, Co E, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) 1-31, engaged in action against the enemy at Guadalcanal, B.S.I.”
Nov 1942 Pvt, Co E, 2ndBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) “14Feb42; 3, Killed in Action”
 
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 Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011