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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Service Years
1943 - 1945
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Home State
Texas

Basic Parachutist

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Japan
Location of Interment
Dalton Cemetery - Dalton, Texas
Mar 09, 1945
Service to 1945
1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27), 27th Marine Regiment
1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27), 27th Marine Regiment
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Iwo Jima - Japan
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 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
Killed in Action, 09 Mar 1945, during offensive operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
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
Description Pending
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
Description Pending
1945
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
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
Iwo Jima Island, Bonin 'Volcano' Islands.
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
Battle of Iwo Jima
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
1945 - 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
H&S Co, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)
H&S Co, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 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
Sep 1944, arrived in the Pacific Theater of Operations with H&S Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Marines, 5th Marine Division, FMF, In the Field.
1944
USMC Parachute School, Camp Gillespie
USMC Parachute School, Camp Gillespie
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Camp Gillespie San Diego - California
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1943
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
1943
Service from 1943

 
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