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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private
Service Years
1944 - 1945
MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Home State
Nebraska

Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
Location of Interment
Fort McPherson National Cemetery - Maxwell, Nebraska
Wall Coordinates
F 0 103
Mar 06, 1945
Service to 1945
B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
B Co, 1st Bn, 28th Marine Regiment (1/28)
Rank
Private
MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
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
KIA, Iwo Jima
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
Assualt force with B Company 28th Marines
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
Description Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
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USMC Basic Qualification Badge
Awarded Date
Sep 15, 1944
1944
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)
Awarded Date
Jul 14, 1944
1944
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
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
Service from 1944

 
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