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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Service Years
1941 - 1944
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Home State
Indiana

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Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Guam
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Calumet Park Cemetery - Merrillville, Indiana
Wall Coordinates
n/a
Jul 21, 1944
Service to 1944
A Co, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
A Co, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Guam - Japan
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
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
1944
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
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
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
1944
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1944
Battle of Guam (1944)
Description
Guam, ringed by reefs, cliffs, and heavy surf, presents a formidable challenge for an attacker. But despite the obstacles, on 21 July, the Americans landed on both sides of the Orote peninsula on the ... More
1944 - 1944
4th Marine Regiment
4th Marine Regiment
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
Battle of Bougainville
Description
After New Georgia, the next major operation was an invasion of the island of Bougainville, which was approached by landings at Mono and Stirling in the Treasury Islands on October 25-27, 1943. A Marin... More
1943 - 1944
Silver Star Medal
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
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
1st Raider Bn
1st Raider Bn
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1943
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
1942
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
1942
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
1941
Service from 1941
Officer Candidate School (Quantico, VA), A/1
School
Officer Candidate School (Quantico, VA)
Company
A
Platoon
1
1939

 
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