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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1936 - 1945
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Home State
Ohio

Basic Parachutist
Rifle Expert

Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
MIA/POW
Feb 26, 1945
Service to 1945
3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)/I Co
3rd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (3/26)/I Co
Rank
Captain
Location
Iwo Jima - Japan
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
Battle of Iwo Jima
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
1945 - 1945
5th Marine Division
5th Marine Division
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
1st Parachute Regiment/2nd Parachute Bn
1st Parachute Regiment/2nd Parachute Bn
Rank
Captain
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Show Comments
1943 - 1943
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
New Georgia Group Operation
Description
This operation was fought during the Pacific war on this group of islands situated in the central Solomons. US forces invaded them as part of an American offensive (CARTWHEEL) to isolate and neutraliz... More
1943 - 1943
World War II/American Theater
Description
Defense of American Interests and American property and territories.
1941 - 1941
The Basic School (Quantico, VA), O
School
The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
Company
O
1940
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1940
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
1936
Service from 1936
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.
Comments
Comments Pending
0
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
0
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
0
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
0
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
0
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
0
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
0
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
0
Marine Corps Reserve Ribbon
Criteria
The Marine Corps Reserve Ribbon was awarded by the Commandant of the Marine Corps for each ten year period of honorable military service in the Marine Corps Reserve between December 17, 1945, and Dece... More
Description
Description Pending
0

 
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