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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Service Years
1943 - 1945
MOS
3531-Motor Vehicle Operator
Home State
Nebraska

Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Phillips Cemetery - Phillips, Nebraska
Mar 18, 1945
Service to 1945
5th Motor Transport Bn
5th Motor Transport Bn
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Iwo Jima - Japan
MOS
3531-Motor Vehicle Operator
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
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
1945
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
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
Marine Corps Depot of Supply - San Francisco, CA
Marine Corps Depot of Supply - San Francisco, CA
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
3531-Motor Vehicle Operator
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
Motor Transport School
Motor Transport School
Rank
Private
MOS
3500-Basic Motor Transport Marine
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
1943
Service from 1943
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
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
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

 
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