Adair, James Clark, GySgt

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Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0171-Manpower Information Systems Analyst
Last MOSGroup
Personnel, Administration and Retention
Primary Unit
1958-1958, 0171, H&S Bn, HQ FMFPAC
Service Years
1940 - 1963

Gunnery Sergeant

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Contact Info
Home Town
Dalton, Whitfield Co, GA
Last Address
Jacksonville, Onslow Co, NC

Date of Passing
Jan 05, 1999
Location of Interment
Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery - Jacksonville, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section A3, site 57

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin USMC Retired Pin (20 Years) WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback Korean War Veterans Ambassador Of Peace Medal US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

 Military Association Memberships
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)United States Marine Raiders AssociationKorean War Veterans Association (KWVA)
  1970, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
  1980, United States Marine Raiders Association
  1990, Guadalcanal Campaign Veterans Association
  1990, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA)

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Aug 2019 - at time of research and update of profile only available records were thru Dec 1958.

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre) MCRD, Parris Island, SCMarine Barracks1st Marine Division, I MEFUSMC (United States Marine Corps)
1st Raider Bn4th Marine Raider Bn, 1st Marine Raider Regiment2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4), 4th Marine Regiment3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4), 4th Marine Regiment
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA2nd Marine Division1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2), 2nd Marine Regiment2nd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2), 2nd Marine Regiment
1st Marine Division, I MEFMAG-33MWSS-1H&MS-33, MAG-33
MWHS-3, 3rd MAW1st MAWMWSG-173rd Marine Division
MCB Camp Lejeune, NCFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1940-1940, 521, 4th Recruit Training Bn (Cadre) MCRD, Parris Island, SC
  1940-1941, 521, Company V, Marine Barracks Parris Island, SC
  1941-1941, 521, Service Co, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1941-1942, 675, Service Co, HQ Bn, 1st Mar Div
  1942-1943, 521, Guard Co., Marine Barracks Mare Island, CA
  1943-1943, 675, 1st Raider Bn
  1943-1944, 4th Marine Raider Bn, 1st Marine Raider Regiment
  1943-1944, 675, Co P, 4th Marine Raider Bn, 1st Marine Raider Regiment
  1944-1945, 675, G Co, 2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)
  1945-1946, 675, H&S Co, 3rd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (3/4)
  1946-1946, 056, Marine Barracks Yokosuka, Japan
  1946-1947, 707, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1947-1950, 2nd Marine Division
  1948-1948, 056, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2)
  1949-1949, 0161, H&S Co, 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2)
  1950-1950, 0161, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
  1950-1950, 0161, MAG-33
  1951-1951, 0161, MWSS-1
  1951-1952, 0161, H&MS-33, MAG-33
  1952-1953, 0169, MWHS-3, 3rd MAW
  1954-1954, 0169, 1st MAW Headquarters Squadron (HEDRON-1) , 1st MAW
  1954-1954, 0169, H&HS-17, MWSG-17
  1954-1955, 0169, HQ Co, HQ Bn
  1955-1958, 1100, A Co, H&S Bn
  1958-1958, 0171, H&S Bn, HQ FMFPAC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1944-1944 Operation Flintlock/Battle of Eniwetok Atoll
  1944-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Marianas Operation
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1953-1954 Korean War Armistice (Occupation)
 Colleges Attended
Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, NC
  1970-1971, Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, NC
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Research notes and USMC documents
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