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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1937 - 1943
MOS
1814-Tank Commander
Home State
Montana

Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Kiribati
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall Coordinates
Section Q Grave 765
Nov 20, 1943
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Service to 1943
2nd Tank Bn
2nd Tank Bn
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Tarawa, Gilbert Islands - Japan
MOS
1812-Tank Crewman
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1943
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
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
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
Description Pending
1943
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
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
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
MARTD NAS Seattle WA
MARTD NAS Seattle WA
Rank
Corporal
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 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
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
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
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
World War II/American Theater
Description
Defense of American Interests and American property and territories.
1941 - 1941
Marine Barracks Mare Island, CA
Marine Barracks Mare Island, CA
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1941
1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)/H&S Co
1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)/H&S Co
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1938 - 1940
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
Comments Pending
1940
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Description Pending
1938
MARDET USS Yorktown (CV-5)
MARDET USS Yorktown (CV-5)
Rank
Private
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1937 - 1938
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
1937
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
1937
Service from 1937

 
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