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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1942 - 1945
MOS
600-Machine Gun Leader
Home State
Wisconsin

Basic Parachutist

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
Location of Interment
Saint Marys Cemetery - Tomah, Wisconsin
Mar 02, 1945
Service to 1945
B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Rank
Corporal
Location
Company B, 1st Battalion, 28th Marines, 5th Marine Division, FMF, In the Field, Iwo Jima - Japan
MOS
600-Machine Gun Leader
Comments
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1944 - 1945
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
Killed in Action, 02 March 1945, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
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
Combat Action Ribbon Eligibility for the Navy version (Navy-Marine Corps 1969, retroactive from December 7, 1941). Specifically; Dec. 7, 1941 to Apr. 14, 1946 (World War II) an award of only once per ... More
1945
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
THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION to
Assault Troops of the Fifth Amphibious Corps, Reinforced
United States Fleet Ma... 
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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
Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Under the provisions of ALNAV #353-45, dated 22 October 1945, you are eligible for the World War II Victory Medal and are authorized to wear the World War II Victory Ribbon, by reason of having served... More
1945
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3rd Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
3rd Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
3rd Marine Parachute Battalion, 1st Marine Parachute Regt, 1st MAC, FMF, In the Field, Bougainville - Solomon Islands
MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Comments
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1943 - 1944
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
1944
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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
Sep 1943, arrived in the Pacific Theater of Operations with 28th Replacement Battalion, FMF, In the Field.
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
Vella LaVella Island, British Solomon Islands
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
Bougainville Island, British Solomon Islands
1943
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2nd Recruit Training Bn
2nd Recruit Training Bn
Rank
Private
Location
2nd Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego - California
MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
Comments
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1942 - 1943
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
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1942
Service from 1942

 
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