Hogue, Fred, Jr., PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
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Primary Unit
1943-1943, 745, 4th Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1943

Private 1st Class


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address
Lawrence, Michigan

Casualty Date
Jul 20, 1943
Hostile, Died
Unknown, Not Reported
Solomon Islands
World War II
Location of Interment
New Albany National Cemetery - New Albany, Indiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section G, Grave 32

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1943, World War II Fallen

 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 000
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD4th Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 521, 11th Recruit Training Bn
  1942-1943, 745, 4th Raider Bn
  1943-1943, 745, 4th 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, 20 Jul 1943, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces in the vicinity of Bairoko Harbor on New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands.
HOGUE, Fred, Jr, PFC 521/745(Rifleman)                 SN: 455378
Born:  24 Apr 1923 Michigan
Enlisted USMCR: 05 Sep 1942 (Home of Record: Lawrence, Michigan)
Died: 20 Jul 1943 (KIA, Bairoko Harbor, New Georgia, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: New Albany National Cemetery, New Albany, Floyd County, IN (Section G, Grave 32)
11th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Sep 1942 Pvt, 11thRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA "5Sep42; 8, jdfr CRD, Detroit, Mich."
Oct 1942 Pvt, 11thRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA
Nov 1942 Pvt, 11thRecBn, RDep, MCB, San Diego, CA " ?, tr by S/Rs fr USMCR Cl III(c) to USMCR Cl III(b); to 4thRaider Bn, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif."
Company A, 4th Raider Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Jan 1943 Pvt, Co A, 4thRdrBn, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "11-13, 20-22, spl temp d in conn amph trng"
Company N, 4th Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1943 Pvt, Co N, 4thRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (Espiritu Santo, N.H.)
Jun 1943 PFC, Co N, 4thRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) "28, emb abd USS SCHLEY (APD-14) at Tetere, Guadalcanal, B.S.I. and sailed therefrom same date; 30, arr at Wickham Anchorage, Oloana Bay, Vangunu Island, New Georgia, B.S.I."
Jul 1943 PFC, Co N, 4thRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) "1-10, participated in the seizure and occupation of Wickham Anchorage, New Georgia, B.S.I.; 12, emb and sailed abd LCI#332 at Oloana Bay, Vangunu Island, B.S.I.; 13, arr & disemb at Tetere Point, Guadalcanal, B.S.I.; 17, emb & sailed abd USS WARD at Tetere Point, Guadalcanal, B.S.I.; 18, arr & disemb at Enogai, New Georgia, B.S.I.; 18-20, participated in the occupation of Enogai; 20, KIA while participating in the attack against the enemy at Bairoko Harbor, New Georgia, B.S.I.; GO#20 does not apply, Char Exc.; Remains interred at Enogai Harbor Cemetery, Row2, Grave 3, New Georgia, 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
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
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