Giroir, Elgin M, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
737-Rifle NCO
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 737, A Co, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)
Service Years
1943 - 1945

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Louisiana
Louisiana
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Orleans
Last Address
1335 Joliet Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

Casualty Date
Feb 27, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Garden Of Memories - Metairie, Louisiana
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section M

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen


 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SDUSMC (United States Marine Corps)27th Marine Regiment
  1943-1943, 521, 5th Recruit Training Bn
  1943-1943, USMC Parachute School, Camp Gillespie
  1944-1945, 737, A Co, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 27 February 1945, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
 
   
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