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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
3531-Motor Vehicle Operator
Last MOSGroup
Motor Transport
Primary Unit
1946-1951, 0311, 4th Marine Division
Service Years
1942 - 1951
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Shellback Certificate


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 Personal Details 

Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
Not Specified
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Home Town
Last Address

Date of Passing
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Arlington Cemetery - Pennsauken, New Jersey
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Shellback China Marine US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

 Military Association Memberships
Tun Tavern; Detachment 309Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1946, Marine Corps League, Tun Tavern; Detachment 309 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [Verified]
  1960, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification BadgePistol Sharpshooter

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 495
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SCUSMC (United States Marine Corps)1st Provisional Marine BrigadeMCB Camp Pendleton
Motor Transport SchoolIII MAFFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)6th Marine Division
6th Motor Transport Bn4th Marine Division
  1942-1942, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1942-1943, 0300, MCSA Philadelphia, PA, Marine Corps Material Command
  1943-1943, 3531, 1st Provisional Marine Brigade
  1943-1943, 3531, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1943-1943, 3531, Motor Transport School
  1943-1946, 3531, III MAF
  1943-1946, 3531, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1944-1946, 3531, 6th Marine Division
  1944-1946, 3531, 6th Motor Transport Bn
  1946-1951, 0311, 4th Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1945-1945 Operation Beleaguer (China)
  1946-1948 Operation Beleaguer (China)/China - Bandit Raids
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