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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1939 - 1945
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Home State
Missouri

Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Feb 21, 1945
Service to 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
Comments 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
Prisoner of War
Prisoner of War
Rank
Captain
Location
Philippine, POW Camp # 3 - Japan
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1945
Bronze Star Medal
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
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
Army 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
Prisoner of War Medal
Criteria
The Prisoner of War Medal commemorates military service as a prisoner of war. It is awarded to any member of the Armed Forces who, since April 5, 1917, has been or shall be taken prisoner or held capt... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
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
1942
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
1942
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Philippine Defense Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Defense Medal was awarded for service in the defense of the Philippines from December 8, 1941 to June 15, 1942, under either of the following conditions: Participation in any engagement... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
Battle of Bataan
Description
The Battle of Bataan represented the most intense phase of Imperial Japan's invasion of the Philippines during World War II. The capture of the Philippine Islands was crucial to Japan's effort to cont... More
1941 - 1942
2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)/H Co
2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)/H Co
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1942
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
Comments
Comments Pending
1941
2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)/E Co
2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)/E Co
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
0301-Basic Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1940
Marine Barracks Navy Yard, League Island, PA
Marine Barracks Navy Yard, League Island, PA
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
0301-Basic Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1939 - 1940
The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
School
The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
1939
Service from 1939

 
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