Fizur, Frank J, Jr., Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
653-Machine Gun Squad Leader
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1943-1943, 653, 4th Raider Bn/O Company
Service Years
1938 - 1943

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Philadelphia
Last Address
1109 Ritner Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Casualty Date
Jul 20, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery - Yeadon, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section P, Lot 8, Grave 10

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Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
MarForResMARDET USS Quincy (CA-39)Marine Barracks4th Raider Bn
  1938-1939, MarForRes
  1940-1942, 600, MARDET USS Quincy (CA-39)
  1942-1942, 522, Marine Barracks NAD Hingham, MA
  1942-1943, 653, 4th Raider Bn/O Company
  1943-1943, 653, 4th Raider Bn/O Company
 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.
   
Comments/Citation
FIZUR, Frank J., Jr, Cpl  521/601/522/653                     SN: 265469
Born: 05 Mar 1921 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Enlisted USMC: 01 Sep 1939 (Home of Record: 1109 Ritner Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Died: 20 Jul 1943 (KIA, Bairoko Harbor, New Georgia Island, British Solomon Islands)
Interred: Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, PA (Section P, Lot 8, Grave 10)
 
Eastern Recruiting Division, 405 New Custom House, Philadelphia, PA
Sep 1939 Pvt, ERD, Phila., PA "1, Jdenl at RS Phila., Pa.; Tr to RD, MB, PI, SC"
Recruit Depot Detachment, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Sep 1939 Pvt, RD Det, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC "1Sep39; 2, Jdfr DHS, Phila., Pa.; 2-30, RI"
Oct 1939 Pvt, RD Det, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC "1-16, RI; 17, to SeaS, MB, NNY, Portsmouth, Va."
 
Sea School Detachment, Marine Barracks, Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, VA
Oct-Dec 1939 Pvt, SeaSDet, MB, NNY, Portsmouth, VA "1Sep39; 18Oct, jdfr RDepDet, MB, Parris Island, SC"
Jan 1940 Pvt, SeaSDet, MB, NNY, Portsmouth, VA "1-15,Msm; 19, to MarDet, USS QUINCY, NNY, Post"
Marine Detachment, USS QUINCY
Jan-Mar 1940 Pvt, MarDet, USS QUINCY, Portsmouth, VA "1Sep39; 19Jan, jdfr SeaSDet, MB, NNY, Post"
May-Jul 1940 Pvt, MarDet, USS QUINCY, Gitmo Bay, Cuba/Montevideo, Uruguay/Bahia, Brazil
Aug-Sep 1940 PFC, MarDet, USS QUINCY, Buenos Aires, Argentina/At Sea "15Aug, pro(SA)"
Oct-Dec 1940 PFC, MarDet, USS QUINCY, NNY, Portsmouth, VA "4Oct, qual GP-2cl; 22-30Nov, 1-6Dec, temp det d at MB, RRDet, Quantico, Va. SATP; did not fire for qual; A; 31Dec, on fur."
Jan 1941 PFC, MarDet, USS QUINCY, Enroute Culebra, P.R. "GP-2cl; 1-5, on fur."
Apr 1941 PFC, MarDet, USS QUINCY, At Sea "GP-2cl"
Jul 1941 PFC, MarDet, USS QUINCY, At Sea
Oct 1941 PFC, MarDet, USS QUINCY, Portland, ME
Jan 1942 PFC, MarDet, USS QUINCY, Hvalfjordur, Iceland "13, by S/Rs to MB, NAD, Hingham, Mass. Auth fur to 27Jan42"
 
Barracks Detachment, Marine Barracks, Naval Ammunition Depot, Hingham, MA
Jan 1942 PFC, MB, NAD, Hingham, MA "1Sep39; 15, jdby S/Rs fr MD, USS QUINCY; 15-26, fur; 27, jd in person."
Apr 1942 Cpl, MB, NAD, Hingham, MA
Jul 1942 Cpl, MB, NAD, Hingham, MA
Oct 1942 Cpl, MB, NAD, Hingham, MA "15, to TC, FMF, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif."
 
Maintenance Detachment, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Oct 1942 Cpl, MaintDet, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "1Sep39; 19, jdfr MB, NAD, Hingham, Mass.; 23, to 4th Mar Raider Bn, Post"
 
Company B, 4th Raider Battalion, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Oct 1942 Cpl, Co B, 4thRdrBn, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "1Sep39; 24, jdfr MaintDet, Camp Pendleton, Ocenside, Calif."
Jan 1943 Cpl, Co B, 4thRdrBn, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA "13-14, 19-25, spl temp det d abd US naval vessel conn amph trng"
Company O, 4th Raider Battalion, 1st Marine Raider Regiment, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1943 Cpl, Co O, 4thRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (Espiritu Santo, N.H.)
Jun 1943 Cpl, Co O, 4thRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) "20, emb abd USS Dent (APD-9) at Tetere, Guadalcanal, B.S.I. and sailed therefrom same date; 21, arr and participated in the occupation of Segi Point, New Georgia, B.S.I.;  27, emb in rubber boats at Segi Point, New Georgia and debarked on 28 at Regi Village, New Georgia; 29-30, participated in the seizure and occupation of Viru Harbor, New Georgia, B.S.I."
Jul 1943 Cpl, Co O, 4thRdrBn, 1stMarRdrRegt, FMF, In the Field (New Georgia, B.S.I.) "1-9, participated in the seizure and occupation of Viru Harbor, New Georgia, B.S.I.; 9, emb abd USS LCI #23 at Viru Harbor, New Georgia, B.S.I.; 10, arr & disemb at Tetere Point, Guadalcanal, B.S.I.; 17, emb & sailed abd USS KILTY 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, killed in action while participating in the attack against the organized enemy at Bairoko Harbor, New Georgia, B.S.I.; GO#20 does not apply, Char Exc.; Remains interred at Enogai Harbor Cemetery, Row 1, Grave 2, 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 Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal
Europe-Africa-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Rifle Marksman Badge
   
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