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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Home State
Mississippi


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Saipan
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, Pacific Ocean
Wall Coordinates
n/a
Jun 15, 1944
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
Service to 1944
Echo Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
Echo Co, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
Rank
Private
Location
Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands - Japan
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 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
KIA, 15 Jun 1944, Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands
1944
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
For first award only, the MCGCM may be awarded, provided conduct requirements are met, to the next of kin in those cases where service member is killed in combat action against an opposing armed force... More
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
Saipan, Northern Marianas Islands
1944
Battle for Saipan
Description

The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from 15 June–9 July 1944. The Allied invasion fleet embarking the exped

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1944 - 1944
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
1943
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
WASHINGTON
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION to the
SECOND MARINE DIVISION (REINFORCED)

consisting of Division Headq... 
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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
Guadalcanal, 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
Tarawa Atoll, British Gilbert Islands
1943
Battle of Tarawa
Description
The Battle of Tarawa (US code name Operation Galvanic) was a battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II, fought from November 20 to November 23, 1943. It took place at the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbe... More
1943 - 1943
Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
Description
The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and a... More
1942 - 1943
RTR, MCRD SD
RTR, MCRD SD
Rank
Private
Location
7th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, MCB, San Diego - California
MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1942
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
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
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
Oct 1942, arrived in Theatre
1942
Service from 1942

 
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