Hagerty, William P, Pvt

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Last Rank
Private
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 745, 4th Raider Bn
Service Years
1942 - 1943

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Baltimore
Last Address
2210 Essex Street, Baltimore, Maryland

Casualty Date
Jul 01, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Baltimore National Cemetery - Baltimore, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section E, Row 0, Grave 4212

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

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 000
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island4th Raider Bn
  1942-1942, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island/5th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
  1942-1943, 745, 4th Raider Bn
  1943-1943, 745, 4th Raider Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 New Georgia Group Operation /Battle of Wickham Anchorage
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 01 Jul 1943, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces in the vicinity of Wickham Anchorage on Vangunu Island of the New Georgia Island group, British Solomon Islands.
   
Comments/Citation
HAGERTY, William P., Pvt 521/745(Rifleman)                     SN: 428417
Born:  09 May 1923 Baltimore, Maryland
Enlisted USMCR: 27 Jul 1942 (Home of Record: 2210 Essex Street, Baltimore, Maryland)
Died: 01 Jul 1943 (KIA, Wickham Anchorage, Vangunu Island, New Georgia, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Baltimore National Cemetery, Baltimore, MD (Section E, Row 0, Grave 4212)
 
5th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Islands, SC
Jul 1942 Pvt, 5thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC "27Jul42; 28, Jdfr ERD; 27, enl DHS Baltimore, Md."  
 
Maintenance Detachment, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Oct 1942 Pvt, MaintDet, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "19, jdfr 2dGdCo, MBNY, Phila., Pa.; 23, to 4thRaider Bn, Post"
 
Company A, 4th Raider Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Oct 1942 Pvt, Co A, 4thRdrBn, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "27Jul42; 23, jdfr MaintDet, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif."
Jan 1943 Pvt, Co A, 4thRdrBn, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "18-25, spl temp det 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 Pvt, 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 Pvt, Co N, 4thRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) "27Jul42; 1, Killed in organized action against the enemy while participating in the seizure and occupation of Wickham Anchorage, New Georgia, B.S.I.; GO#20 does not apply, Char Exc.; Remains interred at Wickham Anchorage Cemetery, Vangunu Island, 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
Rifle Marksman Badge
   
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